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pedipalp

[ped-uh-palp] /ˈpɛd əˌpælp/
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
1820-1830
1820-30; < Neo-Latin Pedipalpus. See pedi-, palp
Related forms
pedipalpal, pedipalpate
[ped-uh-pal-peyt] /ˌpɛd əˈpæl peɪt/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pedipalpate

pedipalp

/ˈpɛdɪˌpælp/
noun
1.
either member of the second pair of head appendages of arachnids: specialized for feeding, locomotion, etc
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin pedipalpi, from Latin pēs foot + palpus palp
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