chaetophorous

/ki tof"euhr euhs/, adj. Zool.
bearing bristles; setigerous.
[1875-80; CHAETO- + -PHOROUS]

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  • chaetophorous — kēˈtäf(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: chaet + phorous : chaetigerous * * * /ki tof euhr euhs/, adj. Zool. bearing bristles; setigerous. [1875 80; CHAETO + PHOROUS] …   Useful english dictionary

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