setula

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

a short, blunt seta.

Also set·ule [sech-ool] /ˈsɛtʃ ul/.

Origin of setula

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