setose(redirected from setous)
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Having setae or bristles.
(Biology) biology covered with setae; bristly
[C17: from Latin saetōsus, from saeta a bristle]
se•tose(ˈsi toʊs, sɪˈtoʊs)
covered with setae or bristles; bristly.
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|Adj.||1.||setose - 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"|
barbellate, briary, briery, bristled, burred, burry, setaceous, spiny, thorny, prickly, bristly, barbed
armed - (used of plants and animals) furnished with bristles and thorns