Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The muscular pharynx of the wheel-animalcules; the pharyngeal bulb of rotifers, containing the masticatory apparatus. Also called buccal funnel. -2. [capitalized] A genus of caraboid beetles, confined to eastern Asia. Fischer, 1825. -
  • noun [capitalized] A genus of orthopterous insects.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The pharynx of a rotifer. It usually contains four horny pieces. The two central ones form the incus, against which the mallei, or lateral ones, work so as to crush the food.
  • noun The lore of a bird.

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  • noun zoology The pharynx of a rotifer. It usually contains four horny pieces. The two central ones form the incus, against which the mallei, or lateral ones, work so as to crush the food.
  • noun zoology The lore of a bird.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek mouth, jaws.

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