pedipalp

pedipalp

[ped-uh-palp]
noun
1.
(in arachnids) one member of the usually longer pair of appendages immediately behind the chelicerae.
2.
any member of the arachnid order Pedipalpida.

Origin:
1820–30; < Neo-Latin Pedipalpus. See pedi-, palp

pedipalpal, pedipalpate [ped-uh-pal-peyt] , adjective
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pedipalp (ˈpɛdɪˌpælp)
 
n
either member of the second pair of head appendages of arachnids: specialized for feeding, locomotion, etc
 
[C19: from New Latin pedipalpi, from Latin pēs foot + palpus palp]

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