piliferous


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pi·lif·er·ous

 (pī-lĭf′ər-əs)
adj.
Bearing or producing hair.

[Latin pilus, hair + -ferous.]
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piliferous

(paɪˈlɪfərəs)
adj
1. (Botany) (esp of plants or their parts) bearing or ending in a hair or hairs
2. (Botany) designating the outer layer of root epidermis, which bears the root hairs
[C19: from Latin pilus hair + -ferous. Compare pile3]
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