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See definition of hispid on Dictionary.com
  • as inbristly
  • as inspiny

synonyms for hispid

  • aristate
  • barbellate
  • chaetophorous
  • echinate
  • setaceous
  • setal
  • setarious
  • setiferous
  • setose
  • spiny
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  • clean-shaven
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    How to use hispid in a sentence

    Leaves mostly entire and plants often rough-hispid; inflorescence commonly scorpioid.
    THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
    Calyx and peduncle more or less hispid with glanded hairs, somewhat viscose.
    PARSONS ON THE ROSESAMUEL BROWNE PARSONS
    Becoming plane, vermillion-red, externally paler, hispid towards the margin with straight black hairs.
    THE MUSHROOM, EDIBLE AND OTHERWISEM. E. HARD
    Nicotiana urens, or stinging tobacco: leaves cordate, crenate; racemes recurved; stem hispid, stinging.
    NICOTIANAHENRY JAMES MELLER
    The leaf-sheaths are loose, hispid with tubercle-based hairs, or glabrous, with mouth contracted.
    A HANDBOOK OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN GRASSESRAI BAHADUR K. RANGA ACHARIYAR
    The variety F. heterophylla has narrower and longer "seeds," and a hispid rachilla.
    GRASSESH. MARSHALL WARD
    They are all hispid plants, very disagreeable to handle, and are generally of rank growth.
    THE WILD FLOWERS OF CALIFORNIA: THEIR NAMES, HAUNTS, AND HABITSMARY ELIZABETH PARSONS
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    WORDS RELATED TO HISPID

    • aristate
    • barbellate
    • chaetophorous
    • echinate
    • hispid
    • setaceous
    • setal
    • setarious
    • setiferous
    • setose
    • spiny
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