adjective dic·er·ous \ˈdisərəs, (ˈ)dī¦serəs\

Definition of dicerous

  1. :  having two tentacles or antennae

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Origin and Etymology of dicerous

Greek dikerōs having two horns, from di- + -kerōs (from keras horn) — more at horn

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to cast off or become cast off

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