lo·​rum | \ ˈlōrəm, ˈlȯr- \
plural lora\ -​rə \

Definition of lorum

2a : a transverse piece in the proboscis of a bee in which the base of the submentum rests
b : a similar structure in other insects
c : an elongated sclerite in the dorsal wall of the pedicel of a spider

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New Latin, from Latin, strap

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“Lorum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lorum. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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