Definition of Hirsute

1. Adjective. Having or covered with hair. "A hairy caterpillar"




Definition of Hirsute

1. a. Rough with hair; set with bristles; shaggy.

Definition of Hirsute

1. Adjective. Covered in hair or bristles; hairy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hirsute

1. hairy [adj] - See also: hairy

Medical Definition of Hirsute

1. Bearing coarse, rough, longish hairs. Compare: villous. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hirsute

hirrient
hirrients
hirs
hirsel
hirseled
hirself
hirseling
hirselled
hirselling
hirsels
hirsle
hirsled
hirsles
hirsling
hirstie
hirsute (current term)
hirsuteness
hirsutenesses
hirsuties
hirsutism
hirsutisms
hirt extraction
hirtellous
hirudicide
hirudin
hirudinal
hirudine
hirudinea
hirudinean

Literary usage of Hirsute

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1. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"Calyx hirsute, 3 mm long, the tube 1 mm, the lobes narrowly lanceolate, erect, ... A shrub 1 to 3 m high, more or less hirsute. Branches reddish-brown ..."

2. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"Low branching perennials, pubescent or hirsute, with few proportionally large axillary nearly sessile flowers and blue corolla. (Name from AI/SX^UT-T-OS, ..."

3. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"vo. lucre callous at base, more or less hirsute, as also the herbage. ... hirsute: leave* oblong or the lower spatulate, all sessile by an ..."

4. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"brate; stem-leaves very few, linear; heads solitary; involucres about 5 mm. high and 10 mm. wide; bracts lance-linear, acute, hirsute; ligules white, ..."

5. Hortus Jamaicensis, Or, A Botanical Description, (according to the Linnean by John Lunan (1814)
"pâte, membranaceous, broad at- the base, with a longer and somewhat bristly point, hirsute, shrivelling. Peduncles opposite, solitary, in the axils of the ..."

6. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1901)
"Soft-hirsute or villous, the inflorescence sparsely serrulate, the upper linear or linear-lanceolate and entire; involucre with lanceolate foliaceous tips, ..."

7. A Natural History of British Grasses by Edward Joseph Lowe (1864)
"... five-ribbed, keel hirsute. The length of this Grass varies considerably, according to the support it is enabled to procure from the sandy ground. ..."

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