HyperDic: setaceous

English > 1 sense of the word setaceous:
ADJECTIVEallsetaceous, barbed, barbellate, briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred, burry, prickly, setose, spiny, thornyhaving or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
English > setaceous: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc..
Example "setaceous whiskers"
Synonymsbarbed, barbellate, briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred, burry, prickly, setose, spiny, thorny
Broaderarmed(used of plants and animals) furnished with bristles and thorns
Spanisherizado, espinoso, punzante
Catalaneriçat, espinós, punxant
Nounssetaa stiff hair or bristle

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