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clasper

[klas-per, klah-sper] /ˈklæs pər, ˈklɑ spər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that clasps.
2.
(in insects, fishes, crustaceans, etc.) one of the modified, usually paired organs or parts by which the male clasps the female during copulation.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; clasp + -er1
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claspers

/ˈklɑːspəz/
plural noun (zoology)
1.
a paired organ of male insects, used to clasp the female during copulation
2.
a paired organ of male sharks and related fish, used to assist the transfer of spermatozoa into the body of the female during copulation
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