chaeto-


  1. a combining form meaning “hair,” used in the formation of compound words: chaetophorous.

before vowels chaet-, word-forming element meaning “hair,” also, in scientific use, “spine, bristle,” from Latinized form of Greek khaite “long, flowing hair” (of persons, also of horses, lions), related to Avestan gaesa- “curly hair.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

48 queries 1.065