pedipalpus

Pedipalpus

Ped`i*pal"pus\, n.; pl. Pedipalpi. [NL. See Pes, and Palpus.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the second pair of mouth organs of arachnids. In some they are leglike, but in others, as the scorpion, they terminate in a claw.
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