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vil·lous

 (vĭl′əs)
adj.
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.]

vil′lous·ly adv.
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villous

(ˈvɪləs)
adj
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]
ˈvillously adv
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vil•lous

(ˈvɪl əs)

adj.
covered with or of the nature of villi; villiform.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin villōsus shaggy; see villus, -ous]
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Translations

vil·lous

a. velloso-a, velludo-a.
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