Definitions

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  • n. One of the segments of the abdomen or postabdomen of arthropods.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the segments of the abdomen or post-abdomen of arthropods.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The sternite, or sternal sclerite, of any abdominal or postabdominal segment of an insect; the ventral section of any uromere; originally, the whole of any primary abdominal segment; a uromere.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek οὐρά (oura, "tail") +‎ -ite.

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