Bristle-shaped
Bristle-shaped Bris"tle-shaped`, a. Resembling a bristle in form; as, a bristle-shaped leaf. [1913 Webster]

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  • seta — A cuticular hair arising from the outside of the exoskeleton [Warner, 1977]. A cuticular outgrowth having recognizable basal articulation [Ingle, 1992]. A cuticular process that is clearly articulated with the basal cuticle. This structure comes… …   Crustacea glossary

  • se|ta´ceous|ly — se|ta|ceous «sih TAY shuhs», adjective. Biology. 1. bristlelike; bristle shaped. 2. furnished with bristles; bristly. ╂[< New Latin setaceus (with English ous) < Latin sēta bristle] –se|ta´ceous|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • se|ta|ceous — «sih TAY shuhs», adjective. Biology. 1. bristlelike; bristle shaped. 2. furnished with bristles; bristly. ╂[< New Latin setaceus (with English ous) < Latin sēta bristle] –se|ta´ceous|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • Awned — ([add]nd), a. (Bot.) Furnished with an awn, or long bristle shaped tip; bearded. Gray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • styliform — adjective Etymology: New Latin stiliformis, from Latin stilus + formis form Date: 1578 resembling a style ; bristle shaped < a styliform copulatory organ > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • setaceous — setaceously, adv. /si tay sheuhs/, adj. 1. bristlelike; bristle shaped. 2. having bristles. [1655 65; < NL setaceus. See SETA, ACEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • setiform — /see teuh fawrm /, adj. bristle shaped; setaceous. [1810 20; SETI + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • awned — adjective Furnished with an awn, or long bristle shaped tip; bearded …   Wiktionary

  • setiform — /ˈsitəfɔm/ (say seetuhfawm) adjective bristle shaped; setaceous. {seti + form} …   Australian English dictionary

  • styliform — ˈstīləˌfȯrm adjective Etymology: alteration of earlier stiliforme, from New Latin stiliformis, from Medieval Latin styli stylus + Latin formis form more at styl : resembling a style or stylus : bristle shaped; especially : terminating in a long… …   Useful english dictionary

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