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1. Biology Of, relating to, resembling, or covered with villi.
2. Botany Covered with long soft hairs.
[From Latin villōsus, hairy, from villus, shaggy hair.]
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1. (Botany) (of plant parts) covered with long hairs
2. (Zoology) of, relating to, or having villi
3. (Anatomy) of, relating to, or having villi
4. (Botany) of, relating to, or having villi
[C14: from Latin villōsus, from villus tuft of hair]
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covered with or of the nature of villi; villiform.
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a. velloso-a, velludo-a.
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