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setaceous

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adjective se·ta·ceous \si-ˈtā-shəs\

Definition of setaceous

  1. 1 :  set with or consisting of bristles

  2. 2 :  resembling a bristle in form or texture



Origin of setaceous

Latin saeta, seta


First Known Use: 1664


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