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

  Setose \Se*tose"\, Setous \Se"tous\, a. [L. setosus, saetosus,
     from seta, saeta, bristle: cf. F. s['e]teux.]
     Thickly set with bristles or bristly hairs.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: having or covered with protective barbs or quills or
             spines or thorns or setae etc.; "a horse with a short
             bristly mane"; "bristly shrubs"; "burred fruits";
             "setaceous whiskers" [syn: barbed, barbellate,
             briary, briery, bristled, bristly, burred,
             burry, prickly, setose, setaceous, spiny,

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