glossa

play
noun glos·sa \ ˈglä-sə , ˈglȯ- \

Definition of glossa

plural glossae play \ˈglä-ˌsē, -ˌsī, ˈglȯ-\ also glossas
:a tongue or lingual structure especially in an insect; especially :the median distal lobe of the labium of an insect

Origin and Etymology of glossa

New Latin, from Greek glōssa


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