Etymology
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hirsute (adj.)

"hairy," 1620s, from Latin hirsutus "rough, shaggy, bristly," figuratively "rude, unpolished," related to hirtus "shaggy," and possibly to horrere "to bristle with fear" (see horror).

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Definitions of hirsute

hirsute (adj.)
having or covered with hair;
Synonyms: hairy / haired
From wordnet.princeton.edu