glossa

noun
glos·sa | \ˈglä-sə, ˈglȯ-\
plural glossae\ˈglä-ˌsē, -ˌsī, ˈglȯ- \ also glossas

Definition of glossa 

: a tongue or lingual structure especially in an insect especially : the median distal lobe of the labium of an insect

First Known Use of glossa

circa 1852, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for glossa

New Latin, from Greek glōssa

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