from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having setae or bristles; setaceous: setiferous antennae.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having bristles; bristly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Producing, or having one or more, bristles.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Bristling; having bristles or bristly hairs; setaceous; specifically, of or pertaining to the Setifera, as swine. Also setigerous.
Ante 1850, from seta (“bristle”) + -ferous (“bearing”) (Wiktionary)