Online Dictionary: translate word or phrase from Indonesian to English or vice versa, and also from english to english on-line.
Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: vibrissa(0.01088 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to vibrissa.
English → English (WordNet)
n : a long stiff hair growing from the snout or brow of most
mammals as e.g. a cat [syn: whisker, sensory hair]
[also: vibrissae (pl)]
English → English (gcide)
Vibrissa \Vi*bris"sa\, n.; pl. Vibriss[ae]. [L. vibrissae,
pl., the hairs in the nostrils of man, fr. vibrare to
vibrate; -- so called because touching them tickles a person,
and causes him to shake his head.]
1. (Anat.) One of the specialized or tactile hairs which grow
about the nostrils, or on other parts of the face, in many
animals, as the so-called whiskers of the cat, and the
hairs of the nostrils of man.
2. (Zo["o]l.) The bristlelike feathers near the mouth of many