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- n. tip of a mammal's nose that is mostly wet
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In entomology, the nostril-piece; the front part of the nasus, or clypeus, or its equivalent when reduced in size: used in the classification of the Neuroptera. In certain lamellicorn beetles it forms a large sclerite between the clypeus and the labrum.
- n. The area of bare skin around the nostrils of ruminants; the muffle.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Infra-clypeus: = ante-clypeus and rhinarium: q.v..
Ante-clypeus: Odonata; the lower of the two divisions of the clypeus; the inferior half of the clypeus whenever there is any apparent line of demarcation: = clypeus-anterior; infra-clypeus; rhinarium; second clypeus.