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setula

[ sech-uh-luh ]
/ ˈsɛtʃ ə lə /
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noun, plural set·u·lae [sech-uh-lee]. /ˈsɛtʃ əˌli/. Botany, Zoology.

a short, blunt seta.

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Also set·ule [sech-ool]. /ˈsɛtʃ ul/.

Origin of setula

1820–30; <New Latin sētula;see seta, -ule
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