noun mas·tax \ˈmaˌstaks\

Definition of mastax



  1. 1 :  the pharynx of a rotifer usually containing several horny pieces most commonly consisting of an incus and mallei

  2. 2 :  the lore of a bird

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Origin and Etymology of mastax

New Latin, from Greek, mouth, jaws; akin to Greek masasthai to chew — more at mouth

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a trip made at another's expense

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