adjective see chaeta

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chaetal — adj. of or relating to chaetae (setae or bristles). [WordNet 1.5] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chaetal — adj. bristly, stubbly (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chaetal — chae·tal …   English syllables

  • chaetal — adjective of or relating to chaetae (setae or bristles) • Pertains to noun: ↑chaeta • Derivationally related forms: ↑chaeta * * * ˈkēd.əl, ētəl adjective Etymology: New Latin chaeta + English …   Useful english dictionary

  • chaeta — noun (plural chaetae) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek chaitē long flowing hair Date: circa 1866 bristle, seta • chaetal adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chaeta — noun a stiff chitinous seta or bristle especially of an annelid worm • Derivationally related forms: ↑chaetal • Hypernyms: ↑seta …   Useful english dictionary

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