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 for hirsute
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hirsute \Hir*sute"\, a. [L. hirsutus; prob. akin to horridus
     horrid. Cf. Horrid.]
     1. Rough with hair; set with bristles; shaggy.
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     2. Rough and coarse; boorish. [R.]
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              Cynical and hirsute in his behavior.  --Life of A.
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     3. (Bot.) Pubescent with coarse or stiff hairs. --Gray.
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     4. (Zool.) Covered with hairlike feathers, as the feet of
        certain birds.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: having or covered with hair; "Jacob was a hairy man"; "a
             hairy caterpillar" [syn: hairy, haired, hirsute]
             [ant: hairless]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  39 Moby Thesaurus words for "hirsute":
     barbellate, bristled, bristling, bristly, bushy, cirrose, downy,
     feathery, fleecy, flocculent, flossy, fluffy, furry, fuzzy,
     glochidiate, hairy, hispid, lanate, matted, nappy, peachy, pilose,
     pinnate, pubescent, setaceous, setose, setous, shagged, shaggy,
     strigal, strigate, strigose, stubbled, stubbly, studded, unshorn,
     velvety, whiskered, woolly

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

      Occasionally used humorously as a synonym for hairy.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     Occasionally used as a humorous synonym for hairy.
     [{Jargon File]

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