- covered with setae or bristles; bristly.
Origin of setose
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Related Words for setoseechinate, spiny, aristate, barbellate, chaetophorous, hispid, setaceous, setal, setiferous, setose
- biology covered with setae; bristly
Word Origin for setose
C17: from Latin saetōsus, from saeta a bristle
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012