cheliferous

cheliferous

[kuh-lif-er-uhs]
adjective
bearing chelae.

Origin:
1750–60; cheli- + -ferous

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chela1 (ˈkiːlə)
 
n , pl lae
a large pincer-like claw of such arthropods as the crab and scorpion
 
[C17: New Latin, from Greek khēlē claw]
 
cheliferous1
 
adj

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