Setose
Setose Se*tose", Setous Se"tous, a. [L. setosus, saetosus, from seta, saeta, bristle: cf. F. s['e]teux.] Thickly set with bristles or bristly hairs. [1913 Webster]

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  • setose — [sē′tōs΄] adj. [L saetosus] SETACEOUS …   English World dictionary

  • setose — adjective Etymology: Latin saetosus, from saeta Date: 1661 setaceous, bristly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • setose — /see tohs, si tohs /, adj. covered with setae or bristles; bristly. [1655 65; < L setosus. See SETA, OSE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • setose — Bearing bristles [Butler, T.H.]. Hairy [Ingle, 1983]. (Order Isopoda): Bearing setae [Kensley and Schotte, 1989] …   Crustacea glossary

  • setose — adj. bristly; covered with bristles; setaceous, bristlelike, resembling a bristle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • setose — [ si:təʊs, z] adjective chiefly Zoology bearing bristles or setae; bristly. Origin C17: from L. seta bristle + ose1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • setose — se·tose …   English syllables

  • setose — se•tose [[t]ˈsi toʊs, sɪˈtoʊs[/t]] adj. bio covered with setae or bristles; bristly • Etymology: 1655–65; < L sētōsus. See seta, ose I …   From formal English to slang

  • setose — /ˈsitoʊs/ (say seetohs) adjective covered with setae or bristles; bristly. {Latin sētōsus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • setose —   a. bristly …   Dictionary of difficult words

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