calvous


calvous
adj. [L. calvus, bald]
Lacking hair; bald.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • calvous — /kal veuhs/, adj. lacking all or most of the hair on the head; bald. [see CALVUS, OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • calvous — adjective Bald, lacking all or most of one’s hair …   Wiktionary

  • calvous — /kal veuhs/, adj. lacking all or most of the hair on the head; bald. [see CALVUS, OUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • bald — adj 1. hairless, baldheaded, baldpated, Scot. beld, calvous, Zool., Bot. glabrous, smooth; shaven, depilated, tonsured, Obs. polled. 2.(all of landscapes) barren, stark, bleak, treeless; exposed, uncovered, coverless, naked, unsheltered. 3.(all… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • hairless — adj bald, baldheaded, baldpated, Scot. beld, calvous, Zool., Bot. glabrous, Zool. glabrate; whisker less, beardless, clean shaven, smooth shaven, smoothfaced; smooth, shaven, depilated, tonsured, Obs. polled …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • calvities —   n. baldness.    ♦ calvous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words


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