hispidity


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his·pid

 (hĭs′pĭd)
adj.
Covered with stiff or rough hairs; bristly: hispid stems.

[Latin hispidus.]

his·pid′i·ty (hĭ-spĭd′ĭ-tē) n.

hispidity

the state or quality of being covered with small spines or bristles. — hispid, adj.
See also: Hair