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2 definitions found
 for setaceous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Setaceous \Se*ta"ceous\ (s[-e]*t[=a]"sh[u^]s), a. [L. seta a
     bristle: cf. F. s['e]tac['e].]
     1. Set with, or consisting of, bristles; bristly; as, a
        stiff, setaceous tail.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Bristelike in form or texture; as, a setaceous feather; a
        setaceous leaf.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  setaceous
      adj 1: having or covered with protective barbs or quills or
             spines or thorns or setae etc.; "a horse with a short
             bristly mane"; "bristly shrubs"; "burred fruits";
             "setaceous whiskers" [syn: barbed, barbellate,
             briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred,
             burry, prickly, setose, setaceous, spiny,
             thorny]

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