hirsute adj : having or covered with hair; "Jacob was a hairy man"; "a hairy caterpillar" [syn: hairy] [ant: hairless]
EtymologyFrom the Latin hirsutus "shaggy, hairy."
Hirsute means hairy. It may refer to:
- hirsutism, the growth of excessive male-pattern hair on a woman;
- in botany, the possession of a dense covering of hairs, for example on a stem or leaf.
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