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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.
2. Bristelike in form or texture; as, a setaceous feather; a
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
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,
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