clasper

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noun clasp·er \ˈklas-pər\

Definition of clasper

  1. :  a male copulatory structure:a :  one of a pair of external anal processes of an insect that are used to grasp a femaleb :  one of a pair of organs that are extensions of the pelvic fins of cartilaginous fishes

Circa 1847

First Known Use of clasper

circa 1847


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