Chaetiferous
Chaetiferous Ch[ae]*tif"er*ous, a. [Gr. chai`th hair + -ferous.] (Zo["o]l.) Bearing set[ae]. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • chaetiferous — see setiferous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • chaetiferous — bearing bristles; bristly Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

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