glossa


glos·sa

noun \ˈglä-sə, ˈgl-\
plural glos·sae \-ˌsē, -ˌsī\ also glossas

Definition of GLOSSA

:  a tongue or lingual structure especially in an insect; especially :  the median distal lobe of the labium of an insect

Origin of GLOSSA

New Latin, from Greek glōssa
First Known Use: circa 1852

Rhymes with GLOSSA

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