Pronounced: KAL-ih-gram, noun
Notes: You probably can guess this word
The word pilar means “of, pertaining to, or covered with, hair”
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”.