anteclypeus

noun
an·​te·​clyp·​e·​us
plural anteclypei

Definition of anteclypeus

: the lower or anterior portion of the clypeus of certain insects

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First Known Use of anteclypeus

1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anteclypeus

New Latin, from ante- + clypeus

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The first known use of anteclypeus was in 1883

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“Anteclypeus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anteclypeus. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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