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From Latin pilus (hair) + -gerous. Compare French piligère.


piligerous (comparative more piligerous, superlative most piligerous)

  1. Bearing hair; covered with hair or down; piliferous.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for piligerous in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)