/kap'euh lay"sheuhs/, adj.
1. hairlike.
2. capillary.
[1725-35; < L capillaceus hairy, equiv. to capill(us) hair + -aceus -ACEOUS]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Capillaceous — Cap il*la ceous, a. [L. capillaceus hairy, fr. capillus hair.] Having long filaments; resembling a hair; slender. See {Capillary}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • capillaceous — [kap΄ə lā′shəs] adj. [L capillaceus, hairlike < capillus, hair + aceus, ACEOUS] 1. having hairlike filaments 2. like a hair or thread …   English World dictionary

  • capillaceous — adjective a) Resembling hair b) Having hair like filaments …   Wiktionary

  • capillaceous — adj. like hair, similar to hair; capillary (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • capillaceous — /kæpəˈleɪʃəs/ (say kapuh layshuhs) adjective hair like; capillary. {Latin capillāceus hairy} …   Australian English dictionary

  • capillaceous — /kap euh lay sheuhs/, adj. 1. hairlike. 2. capillary. [1725 35; < L capillaceus hairy, equiv. to capill(us) hair + aceus ACEOUS] …   Useful english dictionary

  • capillary —   a. pertaining to or like a hair; n. minute hair like blood vessel.    ♦ capillaceous,    ♦ capillose, a. hairy; bristly.    ♦ capilliform, a. hair like.    ♦ capillarimeter, n. instrument measuring liquid by action of capillarity.    ♦… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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