chaeta

noun
chae·​ta | \ ˈkē-tə How to pronounce chaeta (audio) \
plural chaetae\ ˈkē-​ˌtē How to pronounce chaeta (audio) \

Definition of chaeta

Other Words from chaeta

chaetal \ ˈkē-​tᵊl How to pronounce chaeta (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of chaeta

circa 1866, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chaeta

New Latin, from Greek chaitē long flowing hair

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The first known use of chaeta was circa 1866

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“Chaeta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chaeta. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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