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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of certain glands found in the pedipalp Arachnida, secreting an acid liquid.
  • noun In entomology, one of the glands, found in the honey-bee and other stinging Hymenoptera, which secrete an acid liquid.
  • noun One of the glands of the stomach secreting the acid portion of the gastric juice.

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