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- n. A lower appendage of many arthropods, used to macerate food items.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The proximal or coxal extremity of the leg in many Crustacea when modified for the purpose of crushing food by the development of a series of short hard spines, as in Limulus.
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