hirsute

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From Latin hirsūtus (shaggy, hairy).

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hirsute (comparative more hirsute, superlative most hirsute)

  1. Covered in hair or bristles; hairy.

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Considerably more formal than everyday hairy.

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French[edit]

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hirsute (masculine and feminine, plural hirsutes)

  1. hairy, bristly, shaggy

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Latin[edit]

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hirsūte

  1. vocative masculine singular of hirsūtus