Pronunciation: (pē-lē'), [key]
1. a Philippine tree, Canarium ovatum, the edible seeds of which taste like a sweet almond.
2. Also called pili' nut". the seed of this tree.
Pronunciation: (pī'lī), [key]
Biol.pl. of pilus.
a combining form meaning “hair,” used in the formation of compound words: piliform.
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