See also: chæta

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From Ancient Greek χαίτη (khaítē, crest, mane, flowing hair, foliage).

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chaeta (plural chaetae)

  1. A chitinous bristle of an annelid worm.
  2. Such a bristle on an arthropod.

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chaeta f (genitive chaetae); first declension

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First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative chaeta chaetae
Genitive chaetae chaetārum
Dative chaetae chaetīs
Accusative *chaetam chaetās
Ablative chaetā chaetīs
Vocative chaeta chaetae