a fear of hair
Greek ‘long flowing hair’
“fear of hair,” from chaeto- “hair; bristle” + -phobia “fear.”
bearing bristles; setigerous.
any annelid of the class or group Chaetopoda, having the body composed of more or less similar segments with muscular processes bearing setae. noun any annelid worm of the classes Oligochaeta or Polychaeta See oligochaete, polychaete
the arrangement of bristles on the exoskeleton of an insect.
to wear or abrade by rubbing: He chafed his shoes on the rocks. to make sore by rubbing: Her collar chafed her neck. to irritate; annoy: The dripping of the faucet chafed her nerves. to warm by rubbing: to chafe cold hands. Obsolete. to heat; make warm. to become worn or sore from rubbing: His […]