chaeta

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From Ancient Greek χαίτη (khaítē, crest, mane, flowing hair, foliage)

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chaeta (plural chaetae)

  1. A chitinous bristle of an annelid worm

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chaeta f (genitive chaetae); first declension

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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative chaeta chaetae
genitive chaetae chaetārum
dative chaetae chaetīs
accusative *chaetam chaetās
ablative chaetā chaetīs
vocative chaeta chaetae