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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Half hidden or half covered; said of the head of an insect when half covered by the shield of the thorax.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Half-hidden or half-concealed; specifically, in zoology, noting the head of an insect half-concealed within the shield of the thorax.

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