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uncinus

/ʌnˈsaɪnəs/
noun (pl) -cini (-ˈsaɪnaɪ)
1.
(zoology) a small hooked structure, such as any of the hooked chaetae of certain polychaete worms
Word Origin
C19: from Late Latin: hook, from Latin uncus
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