setaceous

ADJECTIVE
  1. having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.
    setaceous whiskers
    burred fruits
    a horse with a short bristly mane
    bristly shrubs
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How To Use setaceous In A Sentence

  • THYSANOTUS ELATIOR was again found here; and a shrubby CRUCIFEROUS plant, quite woody at the base, with very narrow linear setaceous pinnatifid leaves,173 and linear curved torulose silicules. Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia
  • Setaceous’ is simply one of those specialist words used in the trade to mean bristly’, just as lunate’ means crescent-shaped and ocellate’ means eye-like. Wildwood
  • THYSANOTUS ELATIOR was again found here; and a shrubby CRUCIFEROUS plant, quite woody at the base, with very narrow linear setaceous pinnatifid leaves, [***] and linear curved torulose silicules. Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia
  • THYSANOTUS ELATIOR was again found here; and a shrubby CRUCIFEROUS plant, quite woody at the base, with very narrow linear setaceous pinnatifid leaves,173 and linear curved torulose silicules. Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia
  • Antennae incrassated and plumose in basal half, the joints moniliform, apical half setaceous.
  • setaceous whiskers
  • Many moths are christened only in Latin, but the lovely vernacular names, Joe said, date from the seventeenth century: one species that flocked to our trap that night was the relatively common setaceous hebrew character, so named to denote the hieroglyphic on its forewing. Wildwood
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