setiferous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ante 1850, from seta (bristle) +‎ -ferous (bearing)

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Adjective[edit]

setiferous (comparative more setiferous, superlative most setiferous)

  1. Having bristles; bristly.

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References[edit]

  • Oxford English Dictionary 3rd Ed.; 1934