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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tuft or brush of hair on the knees of some species of antelopes and other animals; -- chiefly used in the plural.
  • n. A thick mass or collection of hairs on the legs of bees, by aid of which they carry the collected pollen to the hive or nest; -- usually in the plural.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In zoology: The brush or tuft of hair on the knees of some antelopes.
  • n. The mass of thick-set hairs on the legs of bees, by means of which they carry polleu from one plant to another or to their hive.

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