AskDefine | Define setaceous

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setaceous adj : 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" [syn: barbed, barbellate, briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred, burry, prickly, setose, spiny, thorny]

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  1. of, relating to, or resembling a bristle or bristles; bristly
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