Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Bristling; having bristles or bristly hairs; setaceous; specifically, of or pertaining to the Setifera, as swine. Also setigerous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Producing, or having one or more, bristles.

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  • adjective Having bristles; bristly.

Etymologies

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Ante 1850, from seta (“bristle”) +‎ -ferous (“bearing”)

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  • Having setae or bristles.

    November 20, 2007