Setaceously

setaceous

[si-tey-shuhs]
adjective
1.
bristlelike; bristle-shaped.
2.
having bristles.

Origin:
1655–65; < Neo-Latin sētāceus. See seta, -aceous

setaceously, adverb
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seta (ˈsiːtə)
 
n , pl -tae
1.  (in invertebrates and some plants) any bristle or bristle-like appendage
2.  (in mosses) the stalk of the sporophyte that bears the capsule
 
[C18: from Latin]
 
setaceous
 
adj
 
se'taceously
 
adv
 
'setal
 
adj

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setaceous se·ta·ceous (sĭ-tā'shəs)
adj.

  1. Having or consisting of bristles; bristly.

  2. Resembling bristles or a bristle.

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