setiferous

setigerous

[si-tij-er-uhs]
adjective
having setae or bristles.
Also, setiferous [si-tif-er-uhs] .


Origin:
1650–60; < Latin sētiger bristle-bearing + -ous; see seti-, -gerous

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setiferous or setigerous (sɪˈtɪfərəs, sɪˈtɪdʒərəs)
 
adj
biology bearing bristles
 
[C19: see seta, -ferous, -gerous]
 
setigerous or setigerous
 
adj
 
[C19: see seta, -ferous, -gerous]

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