Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A head of hair.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A head of hair.
  • noun A periwig; a peruke.
  • noun In astronomy, the coma or nebulous part of a comet or other nebulous body.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A hairlike envelope.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A hair-like envelope.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English cheveler, from Old French cheveleure, from Latin capillātūra, from capillus, hair.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

French, head of hair.

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