chaetophorous

[ki-tof-er-uh s]

adjective Zoology.

bearing bristles; setigerous.

Nearby words

  1. chaeta,
  2. chaetiferous,
  3. chaeto-,
  4. chaetognath,
  5. chaetophobia,
  6. chaetopod,
  7. chaetotaxy,
  8. chafe,
  9. chafer,
  10. chafeweed

Origin of chaetophorous

First recorded in 1875–80; chaeto- + -phorous

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