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lamellicorn

[luh-mel-i-kawrn] /ləˈmɛl ɪˌkɔrn/
adjective
1.
having antennae with lamellate terminal segments, as beetles of the group Lamellicornia, including the scarabaeids and stag beetles.
2.
(of an antenna) having lamellate terminal segments.
noun
3.
a lamellicorn beetle.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Neo-Latin lāmellicornis, equivalent to lāmelli- lamelli- + Latin -cornis horned (corn(ū) horn + -is adj. suffix)
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lamellicorn

/ləˈmɛlɪˌkɔːn/
noun
1.
any beetle of the superfamily Lamellicornia, having flattened terminal plates to the antennae: includes the scarabs and stag beetles
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Lamellicornia
3.
designating antennae with platelike terminal segments
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Lamellicornia plate-horned (animals)
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