Pronounced: KAL-ih-gram, noun

Notes: You probably can guess this word

Yesterday’s word

The word pilar means “of, pertaining to, or covered with, hair”

First usage

Our word came into English in the mid-1800s

Background / Comments

Our word comes from the New Latin word pilāris (of hair). Note that our word does not apply only to human hair; a coconut shell can be described as a “pilar shell”.

Published by Richard

Christian, lover-of-knowledge, Texan, and other things.

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