setaceous

[ si-tey-shuh s ]
/ sɪˈteɪ ʃəs /

adjective

bristlelike; bristle-shaped.
having bristles.

Nearby words

  1. set-off,
  2. set-to,
  3. set-top box,
  4. set-up,
  5. seta,
  6. setaceously,
  7. setaria,
  8. setback,
  9. seth,
  10. seti

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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Medicine definitions for setaceous

setaceous

[ sĭ-tāshəs ]

adj.

Having or consisting of bristles; bristly.
Resembling bristles or a bristle.

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