hamus

noun
ha·​mus | \ ˈhāməs \
plural hami\ -​ˌmī \

Definition of hamus

biology
: a hook or curved process

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History and Etymology for hamus

New Latin, from Latin, hook

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“Hamus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hamus. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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