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cheliped

cheliped

noun che·li·ped \ˈkē-lə-ˌped\

Definition of CHELIPED

:  one of the pair of legs that bears the large chelae in decapod crustaceans

Origin of CHELIPED

Greek chēlē claw + English -i- + -ped
First Known Use: 1869

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