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- n. A paired copulatory organ of males in some species of insects that helps the male clasp the female.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In anatomy and zoology, a valve or valvula.
- n. In entomology, the maxilla of a bee, which in repose folds against the tongue. See cut under Hymenoptera. Kirby.
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