a bristlelike projection, or seta, esp. on an annelid worm
Origin of chaetaModern Latin from Classical Greek chait?, hair from Indo-European base an unverified form ghait-, curly hair from source Avestan ga?sa-
A bristle or seta, especially of an annelid worm.
Origin of chaetaNew Latin from Greek khaitē long hair
From Ancient Greek χαίτη (chaite, “crest, mane, flowing hair, foliage”)