setaceous

[ si-tey-shuhs ]
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adjective
  1. bristlelike; bristle-shaped.

  2. having bristles.

Origin of setaceous

1
From the New Latin word sētāceus, dating back to 1655–65. See seta, -aceous

Other words from setaceous

  • se·ta·ceous·ly, adverb

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