Uropygi

plural noun
Uro·​py·​gi | \ ˌyu̇rəˈpīˌjī \

Definition of Uropygi

: a division of Pedipalpida including those (as the whip scorpions) with a tail

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History and Etymology for Uropygi

New Latin, from ur- entry 2 + Greek pygē rump, buttocks

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“Uropygi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Uropygi. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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