mystacial

adjective

mys·​ta·​ci·​al
mə̇ˈstāsh(ē)əl
variants or less commonly mystacal
ˈmistə̇kəl
or mystacine
-təˌsīn,
-sə̇n
or mystacinous
¦mistə¦sīnəs
: having a stripe or fringe of hairs suggestive of a moustache

Word History

Etymology

Greek (Doric) mystak-, mystax moustache + English -ial or -al or -ine or -inous (from Latin -inus)

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“Mystacial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mystacial. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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