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capillus

 [kah-pil´us] (pl. capil´li) (L.)
a hair; used in the plural to designate the aggregate of hair on the scalp.

capillus

/cap·il·lus/ (kah-pil´us) pl. capil´li   [L.] a hair; used in the plural to designate the aggregate of hair on the scalp.

capillus

[kəpil′əs] pl. capilli
Etymology: L, filament
one of the hairs of the body, especially one of the hairs of the scalp.

capillus

pl. capilli [L.] a hair; used in the plural to designate an aggregation of hairs.
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Horrida pendebant molles super ora capilli et visa est oculis horrida pinna meis.
Cani capilli mei compedes "Gray hairs are my chains"
While it is true that Sedulius was dark,(30) the contrast in the couplet as it stands is still odd, and pili as contrasted to capilli, ought to mean body-hair', a ludicrous notion.