hirsuteness

[ hur-soot, hur-soot ]SEE DEFINITION OF hirsuteness
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Red republicanism has always been distinguished by its hirsuteness.

WORD ORIGIN

"hairy," 1620s, from Latin hirsutus "rough, shaggy, bristly," figuratively "rude, unpolished," related to hirtus "shaggy," and possibly to horrere "to bristle with fear," from PIE *ghers-tu-, from root *ghers- "to bristle" (see horror).

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