coxa

noun
\ˈkäk-sə \
plural coxae\ˈkäk-ˌsē, -ˌsī \

Definition of coxa 

: the basal segment of a limb of various arthropods (such as an insect)

Other Words from coxa

coxal \ˈkäk-səl \ adjective

First Known Use of coxa

1826, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coxa

Latin, hip; akin to Old High German hāhsina hock, Sanskrit kakṣa armpit

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coxa

noun
\ˈkäk-sə \
plural coxae\-ˌsē, -ˌsī \

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