adj. [L. hispidus, hairy, prickly]
Covered with rough hairs or minute spines.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.


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  • hispid — HISPÍD, Ă, hispizi, de, adj. (bot.; despre un organ) Prevăzut cu peri lungi, rigizi; hirsut (3). – Din fr. hispide, lat. hispidus. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  hispíd adj. m., pl. hispízi; …   Dicționar Român

  • Hispid — His pid, a. [L. hispidus: cf. F. hispide.] [1913 Webster] 1. Rough with bristles or minute spines. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot. & Zo[ o]l.) Beset with stiff hairs or bristles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hispīd — (lat. hispĭdus), rauh, borstig …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hispid — (lat.), rauh, borstig …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hispid — Hispid, lat. hispidus. borstig; hispiditas, mit rauhen Haaren bewachsenes Mal …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • hispid — [his′pid] adj. [L hispidus: for IE base see HIRCINE] covered with rough bristles, stiff hairs, or small spines hispidity n …   English World dictionary

  • hispid — adjective Etymology: Latin hispidus; akin to Latin horrēre Date: 1646 rough or covered with bristles, stiff hairs, or minute spines < hispid leaves > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hispid — /ˈhɪspəd/ (say hispuhd) adjective rough with stiff hairs, bristles, or minute spines: hispid stems. {Latin hispidus} –hispidity /hɪsˈpɪdəti/ (say his piduhtee), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • hispid — hispidity, n. /his pid/, adj. Bot., Zool. rough with stiff hairs, bristles, or minute spines. [1640 50; < L hispidus rough, shaggy; akin to HIRSUTE] * * * …   Universalium

  • híspid — hís|pid Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

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