Pronounced: dih-TUHRG, verb
Notes: You probably know this word, but I didn’t know it existed
The word pilose means “covered with soft hairs or fur”
This word came into English in the mid-1700s
Background / Comments
As I wrote yesterday, our word rings a faint bell, so I think I’ve run across it in reading, but I don’t recall any of the circumstances. Our word comes from the Latin word pilōsus (shaggy).