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 khait&emacron;, long hair.
From Ancient Greek χαίτη (chaite, “crest, mane, flowing hair, foliage”)