of, having the nature of, or covered with villi
Origin of villousMiddle English ; from Classical Latin villosus
- Biology Of, relating to, resembling, or covered with villi.
- Botany Covered with long soft hairs.
Origin of villousFrom Latin vill&omacron;sus, hairy, from villus, shaggy hair.
(comparative more villous, superlative most villous)