cardo

noun

car·​do
ˈkärˌdō
plural cardines
-dᵊnˌēz,
-ˌās
: a basal or proximal part (as the basal joint of the insect maxilla or the hinge of a bivalve shell)

Word History

Etymology

Latin, hinge

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“Cardo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cardo. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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