biflabellate

adjective
bi·​fla·​bel·​late | \ (ˌ)bī-flə-ˈbe-lət, -ˈfla-bə-ˌlāt \

Definition of biflabellate

of an insect antenna
: having short joints with long flattened processes on opposite sides

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History and Etymology for biflabellate

from (assumed) New Latin biflabellatus, from New Latin bi- entry 1 + (assumed) New Latin flabellatus flabellate

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“Biflabellate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/biflabellate. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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