from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of cultivating, or growing and grooming, a mustache, beard, sideburns or other facial hair.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The growing or cultivation of a beard.
Son has learned the word "pogonotrophy" just to make his teacher earn her pay.
"This is the worst type of exploitation of the hirsute," said Monsignor Elio Sgreccia, president of the Pilose Academy, the Vatican department that helps oversee the Church's position on pogonotrophy.
"Moving from pogonotrophy to pilgarlics, many politicians perceive that the voters won't go for a bald-headed candidate, according to John T. Capps III of (where else?)
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