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hir·sute(hûr′so͞ot′, hîr′-, hər-so͞ot′)
1. Covered with hair; hairy.
2. Biology Covered with stiff or coarse hairs.
[Latin hirsūtus, hairy, bristly.]
1. covered with hair
2. (Botany) (of plants or their parts) covered with long but not stiff hairs
3. (Hairdressing & Grooming) (of a person) having long, thick, or untrimmed hair
[C17: from Latin hirsūtus shaggy; related to Latin horrēre to bristle, hirtus hairy; see horrid]
hir•sute(ˈhɜr sut, hɜrˈsut)
[1615–25; < Latin hir-sūtus rough, shaggy, bristly]
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|Adj.||1.||hirsute - having or covered with hair; "Jacob was a hairy man"; "a hairy caterpillar"|