Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In medicine, one who ascertains the condition of organs by touch.

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

  • noun (Zoöl.) One of a family of clavicorn beetles, including those which have very long maxillary palpi.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who palpates.
  • noun A device for palpating.
  • noun zoology, dated One of a family of clavicorn beetles, including those which have very long maxillary palpi.

Etymologies

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Latin, stroker.

Examples

  • Large salt depressions with basaltic rock buttes (Yeroyulanduz Lake) harbor a number of halophile vertebrate and invertebrate species, many of them rare or endemic, such as gecko Bunopus tuberculatus and scorpion Kraepelinia palpator.

    Badkhiz-Karabil semi-desert

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