setigerous

[si-tij-er-uh s]
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Also se·tif·er·ous [si-tif-er-uh s] /sɪˈtɪf ər əs/.

Origin of setigerous

1650–60; < Latin sētiger bristle-bearing + -ous; see seti-, -gerous
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setiferous

setigerous (sɪˈtɪdʒərəs)

adjective
  1. biology bearing bristles

Word Origin for setiferous

C19: see seta, -ferous, -gerous
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