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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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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