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hirtellous

[ hur-tel-uhs ]
/ hɜrˈtɛl əs /
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adjective

minutely hirsute.

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Origin of hirtellous

<Latin hirt(us) hairy + New Latin -ellus diminutive adj. suffix; see -ous
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