corniculus

noun
cor·​nic·​u·​lus | \ -ləs \
plural corniculi\ -​ˌlī , -​ˌlē \

Definition of corniculus

: one of the horny tips of the ovipositor of an orthopterous insect

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History and Etymology for corniculus

New Latin, alteration of Latin corniculum

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“Corniculus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corniculus. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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