hispid definition

  • adjective:
    • Covered with rigid or rough hairs; bristly: hispid stems.
    • Covered in short, stiff hairs; bristly.
    • Rough with bristles or minute spines.
    • Beset with rigid hairs or bristles.
    • (of pets or plants) having rigid coarse hairs or bristles
  • others:
    • Hairy; harsh; shaggy; bristly.
    • especially— In botany, having strong hairs or bristles; beset with stiff bristles.
    • In entomology, closely covered with small angular prominences; rough with minute spines or very rigid bristles.

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