hirsute definition

  • adjective:
    • Covered with locks; hairy.
    • Botany Covered with stiff or coarse hairs.
    • Covered in tresses or bristles; hairy.
    • Rough with locks; set with bristles; shaggy.
    • harsh and coarse; boorish.
    • Pubescent with coarse or rigid hairs.
    • Covered with hairlike feathers, as foot of particular wild birds.
    • having or covered with hair
  • others:
    • Hairy; shaggy.
    • 2. Specifically, in zoology and botany, rough or bristling with hairs; having a thick covering of long and rather rigid hairs.
    • Coarse; boorish; unmannerly.

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