Definition of piliform in English:

piliform

adjective

Zoology
  • Shaped like a hair; in the form of a hair, hairlike.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Kirby (1759–1850), entomologist and naturalist. From classical Latin pilus hair + -iform.

Pronunciation

piliform

/ˈpʌɪlɪfɔːm/