Definition of pilosella in English:

pilosella

noun

  • In form Pilosella. A genus of the family Asteraceae (Compositae) (or, with many authorities, a subgenus of the genus Hieracium) comprising the stoloniferous hawkweeds (including mouse-ear hawkweed).

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From Anglo-Norman and Middle French piloselle and its etymon post-classical Latin pilosella from classical Latin pilōsus hairy + -ella.

Pronunciation

pilosella

/ˌpɪlə(ʊ)ˈsɛlə/