hispid


his·pid

adjective \ˈhis-pəd\

Definition of HISPID

:  rough or covered with bristles, stiff hairs, or minute spines <hispid leaves>

Origin of HISPID

Latin hispidus; akin to Latin horrēre
First Known Use: 1646

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