arolium

noun

aro·​li·​um
əˈrōlēəm
plural arolia
-ēə
: a padlike lobe projecting between the tarsal claws of many insects

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Medieval Latin, roll of cloth

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of arolium was in 1854

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“Arolium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arolium. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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