noun Pyc·nos·ce·lus \pikˈnäsələs\

Definition of Pycnoscelus

  1. :  a genus of cockroaches that includes one (P. surinamensis) which is the intermediate host of the eye worm (Oxyspirura mansoni) of poultry

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Origin and Etymology of pycnoscelus

New Latin, from pycn- + Greek skelos leg — more at cylinder

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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