arolium

noun
aro·​li·​um | \ əˈrōlēəm \
plural arolia\ -​ēə \

Definition of arolium

: a padlike lobe projecting between the tarsal claws of many insects

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First Known Use of arolium

1854, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for arolium

New Latin, from Medieval Latin, roll of cloth

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“Arolium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arolium. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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