Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Setiferous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Covered with bristles; having or bearing a seta or setae.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Covered with bristles; having or bearing a seta or setæ; setiferous; ; specifically (Bot.), tipped with a bristle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as setiferous.

Etymologies

From Latin sētiger : saeta, sēta, bristle + -ger, bearing (from gerere, to bear).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • On the abdomen six pairs of powerful biramose natatory feet with long setae have been formed beneath the Nauplius-skin, and behind these are two short, setigerous caudal appendages (Figure 58).

    Facts and Arguments for Darwin

  • Subclass Cirripedia, 'I found in the shell of this Cirripede, a blood-red Annelide, with a short, flat body, about half an inch long and two lines in breadth, with twenty-five body-segments, and without projecting setigerous tubercles or jointed cirri.

    Facts and Arguments for Darwin

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