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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A modified part of the ventral fin in male elasmobranchs, which serves as a copulatory organ, or clasper.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A specially modified part of the ventral fin in male elasmobranchs, which serves as a copulatory organ, or clasper.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ichthyology, a clasper-part of a ventral fin modified as an intromittent organ, as in sharks and their allies.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek a fin + diminutive of a foot. (Wiktionary)

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