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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Hirsute

HIRSU'TE, adjective [Latin hirsutus.]

1. Hairy; rough with hair; shaggy; set with bristles.

2. In botany, it is nearly synonymous with hispid, but it denotes having more hairs or bristles, and less stiff.