adjective Botany, Zoology.
rough with stiff hairs, bristles, or minute spines.

1640–50; < Latin hispidus rough, shaggy; akin to hirsute

hispidity, noun
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hispid (ˈhɪspɪd)
biology covered with stiff hairs or bristles
[C17: from Latin hispidus bristly]

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They also feed heavily on large rodents such as the hispid cotton rat.
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