/si tij"euhr euhs/, adj.
having setae or bristles.
Also, setiferous /si tif"euhr euhs/.
[1650-60; < L setiger bristle-bearing + -OUS; see SETI-, -GEROUS]

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  • Setigerous — Se*tig er*ous, a. [Seta + gerous.] Covered with bristles; having or bearing a seta or set[ae]; setiferous; as, setigerous glands; a setigerous segment of an annelid; specifically (Bot.), tipped with a bristle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • setigerous — sə̇ˈtijərəs adjective Etymology: Latin setiger, saetiger setigerous (from seti + ger gerous) + English ous : bearing or producing setae …   Useful english dictionary

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  • setigerous — bearing bristles Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • setigerous — adj. bristly, covered with bristles, covered with stiff hairs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • setigerous — se·tig·er·ous …   English syllables

  • setigerous — /səˈtɪdʒərəs/ (say suh tijuhruhs) adjective having setae or bristles. Also, setiferous /səˈtɪfərəs/ (say suh tifuhruhs). {Latin sētiger having bristles + ous} …  

  • setigerous lobe — (ANNELIDA: Polychaeta) The lobe of the parapodium that bears the setae …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • setigerous tubercles — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Diptera, bumps occurring on the scutellum or legs, each bearing a spine or bristle at the apex …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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