Simple Definition of pincer
pincers : a small tool that is used for holding or gripping small objects
: a claw of a lobster or crab and some insects
Origin of pincer
Middle English pinceour, from Anglo-French *pinceour, pinchure, from Anglo-French *pincher, pincer to pinch, from Vulgar Latin *pinctiare, *punctiare, from Latin punctum puncture — more at point
First Known Use: 14th century
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