merus

noun me·rus \ ˈmi(ə)rəs \

Definition of merus

plural -es
: meropodite; especially : the meropodite of a chela constituting the enlarged palm of the hand

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Origin and Etymology of merus

New Latin, from Greek mēros thigh


-merus

noun combining form -mer·us \ mərəs \

Definition of -merus

: animal or insect having a (specified) type of thigh in generic names in entomology
  • Tomicomerus
  • Symmerus

Origin and Etymology of -merus

New Latin, from Greek mēros thigh


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