What does SETA mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seta(noun)

    stalk of a moss capsule

  2. seta(noun)

    a stiff hair or bristle


  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

  4. Origin: [L. seta, saeta, a bristle.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Seta

    sē′tä, n. a bristle, stiff hair, a prickle.—adj. Sētā′ceous, consisting of bristles: bristle-shaped.—n. Setā′ria, a genus of grasses with flat leaves and tail-like bristly spikes.—adjs. Sētif′erous; Sē′tiform, having the form of a bristle; Sētig′erous (tij′), bearing bristles; Sētip′arous, producing bristles; Sētose′, Sē′tous, bristly. [L. seta, a bristle.]

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Anagrams for SETA »

  1. AEST, east, East, eats, ESTA, etas, sate, saté, seat, SEAT, tase, teas


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SETA in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SETA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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