Aug 20 2012

Today’s word of the day – hispid

Posted by Mathias in General Things, Writing Style

In keeping within finding odd, underused words, today, I present you with the word hispid.

adj \ˈhis-pəd\

: rough or covered with bristles, stiff hairs, or minute spines

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hispid

also hispidulous adj \hi-spij-uh-luhs\

:covered with stiff, short hairs.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/hispidulous?s=t

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