chaetiferous

bearing bristles; bristly

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Chaetiferous — Ch[ae]*tif er*ous, a. [Gr. chai th hair + ferous.] (Zo[ o]l.) Bearing set[ae]. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chaetiferous — see setiferous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • chaetiferous — chaetifˈerous adjective (zoology) Having bristles • • • Main Entry: ↑chaeta …   Useful english dictionary

  • setiferous — adj. [L. seta, bristle; ferre, to carry] Bearing setae or bristles; setigerous; chaetiferous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Bearing and Carrying — The following table is a relatively complete listing of words relating to the bearing, exuding, carrying, emitting, or containing of things by other things. Note that almost all of them end in ferous or gerous (from the Latin ferre and gerere,… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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