Definitions for SETAˈsi tə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

se•ta*ˈsi tə(n.)(pl.)-tae

  1. a stiff hair; bristle or bristlelike part.

    Category: Biology

* (-tē)..

Origin of seta:

1785–95; < L sēta, saeta bristle

se′tal(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. seta(noun)

    stalk of a moss capsule

  2. seta(noun)

    a stiff hair or bristle

Wiktionary

  1. seta(Noun)

    A bristle or hair

  2. seta(Noun)

    The stalk of a moss sporangium, or occasionally in a liverwort.

  3. Origin: From seta, from saeta.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seta(noun)

    any slender, more or less rigid, bristlelike organ or part; as the hairs of a caterpillar, the slender spines of a crustacean, the hairlike processes of a protozoan, the bristles or stiff hairs on the leaves of some plants, or the pedicel of the capsule of a moss

  2. Seta(noun)

    one of the movable chitinous spines or hooks of an annelid. They usually arise in clusters from muscular capsules, and are used in locomotion and for defense. They are very diverse in form

  3. Seta(noun)

    one of the spinelike feathers at the base of the bill of certain birds

Freebase

  1. Seta

    Seta founded in 1974, is the main LGBT rights organisation in Finland. It is a national organization with several member organizations around the country. Its general secretary is Aija Salo and chairperson Juha-Pekka Hippi. The 11th President of Finland, Tarja Halonen, was the chairwoman of Seta 1980–81.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

walk(noun)

(the distance covered during) an outing or journey on foot

She wants to go for / to take a walk; It's a long walk to the station.

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