from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In entomology, the whole tarsus of the first or fore leg of a six-footed insect, in front of the mesotarsus, which in turn is succeeded by the metatarsus.
- n. The next to the last joint of a spider's log, between the tibia and the tarsus.
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