Definitions

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

  • adj. Shaped like a seta or bristle.

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  • adj. Having the shape or structure of setae.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the form or structure of setæ.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the form of a seta; shaped like or resembling a bristle; setaceous.
  • Antennæ having a short and thick basal joint, the rest of the organ being reduced to a bristle-like appendage, as in the dragon-flies.
  • Same as setaceous antennæ (which see, under setaceous).

Etymologies

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Latin seta ("bristle") + -form

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