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hispidulous

[ hi-spij-uh-luhs ]
/ hɪˈspɪdʒ ə ləs /
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adjective Botany, Zoology.
covered with stiff, short hairs.
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Origin of hispidulous

First recorded in 1850–55; hispid + -ulous
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How to use hispidulous in a sentence

  • Under surface of the whole frond hispidulous with minute, white hairs and stalked glands.

    The Fern Lover's Companion|George Henry Tilton
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