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synonyms for setaceous

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

antonyms for setaceous

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  • clean-shaven
  • smooth
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How to use setaceous in a sentence

Calyx deeply 5-cleft or parted; its lobes elongated setaceous-acuminate or aristiform.
THE MANUAL OF THE BOTANY OF THE NORTHERN UNITED STATESASA GRAY
The two endemic Rubi have the prickles reduced to the setaceous condition, and the two palms are unarmed.
DARWINISM (1889)ALFRED RUSSEL WALLACE
Nostrils basal, oval, open, covered externally with incumbent setaceous feathers.
ZOOLOGICAL ILLUSTRATIONS, VOLUME IWILLIAM SWAINSON
The nostrils round and bare; the base of the bill has a few weak setaceous hairs.
ZOOLOGICAL ILLUSTRATIONS, VOLUME IWILLIAM SWAINSON
Shell ovate-conical, brownish olive; whorls armed with porrect tubular spines, enclosing setaceous bristles.
ZOOLOGICAL ILLUSTRATIONS, OR ORIGINAL FIGURES AND DESCRIPTIONS. VOLUME I, SECOND SERIESWILLIAM SWAINSON
The teeth are disposed on the jaws in rather broad villiform bands, the individual teeth being setaceous and erect.
DISCOVERIES IN AUSTRALIA, VOLUME 1.J LORT STOKES
Antenn and head of a reddish buff colour, the former setaceous.
ILLUSTRATIONS OF EXOTIC ENTOMOLOGY, VOLUME 1DRU DRURY
On dry hills a close tufted grass, with setaceous leaves, and in rich soils creeping and luxuriant with broad leaves.
GRASSESH. MARSHALL WARD
The most obviously awned species of Festuca have more or less setaceous leaves and contracted inflorescences (see p. 111).
GRASSESH. MARSHALL WARD
The long-awned species of Festuca have compact stiff panicles and narrow or setaceous leaves (see p. 111).
GRASSESH. MARSHALL WARD
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WORDS RELATED TO SETACEOUS

  • aristate
  • barbellate
  • chaetophorous
  • echinate
  • hispid
  • setaceous
  • setal
  • setarious
  • setiferous
  • setose
  • spiny
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.