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pileus the umbrellalike, gill-bearing cap of a mushroom or a similar structure on other fungi. [2 definitions]
pilfer to steal, esp. trifling amounts or things of small value.
pilferable combined form of pilfer.
pilgrim someone who undertakes a usu. long trip for a religious purpose, such as to visit a holy place. [3 definitions]
pilgrimage a usu. long trip undertaken for religious purposes, such as to visit a holy place. [2 definitions]
Pilgrim Fathers the group of Puritans who founded the colony of Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620.
Pilgrim's Progress a seventeenth-century Christian allegory by John Bunyan.
piliferous having or growing hair.
piliform similar in form to a hair; hairlike.
piling piles collectively. [2 definitions]
Pilipino a language based on Tagalog that is the official language of the Philippines.
pill a small hard pellet of a drug, medicine, or the like designed to be taken orally. [6 definitions]
pillage to openly and forcefully seize goods from, as during a war; plunder. [4 definitions]
pillar a tall, often cylindrical shaft used to support a structure or to serve as a decoration or monument; column. [4 definitions]
pillarless combined form of pillar.
pillbox a small container for pills, capsules, and the like. [2 definitions]
pill bug any of various small land isopods that are able to curl their segmented bodies into a pill-like ball.
pillion a seat for a passenger on a motorcycle or horse, behind that of the person in control.
pillory in former times, a wooden structure that had holes for fastening the head and hands of someone who had violated the law and had been sentenced to public ridicule. [3 definitions]
pillow a baglike case filled with soft stuffing and used for resting the head or for decoration. [4 definitions]
pillowcase a usu. cloth cover for a pillow that can be removed for cleaning.