setaceous

[si-tey-shuh s]
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Origin of setaceous

From the New Latin word sētāceus, dating back to 1655–65. See seta, -aceous
Related formsse·ta·ceous·ly, adverb
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setaceous

[sĭ-tāshəs]
adj.
  1. Having or consisting of bristles; bristly.
  2. Resembling bristles or a bristle.
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