adjective achae·tous \(ˈ)ā-¦kē-təs, ə-ˈkē-\
variants: less commonly


\(ˈ)ā-¦kē-təs, ə-ˈkē-\

Definition of achaetous

  1. :  having no setae

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Origin and Etymology of achaetous

2a- + Greek chaitē hair + English -ous — more at chaet-

First Known Use: 1884

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to criticize severely

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