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setose

[see-tohs, si-tohs] /ˈsi toʊs, sɪˈtoʊs/
adjective
1.
covered with setae or bristles; bristly.
Origin of setose
1655-1665
From the Latin word sētōsus, dating back to 1655-65. See seta, -ose1
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British Dictionary definitions for setose

setose

/ˈsiːtəʊs/
adjective
1.
(biology) covered with setae; bristly
Word Origin
C17: from Latin saetōsus, from saeta a bristle
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