palpifer

noun
pal·​pi·​fer | \ ˈpalpəfər, -ˌfe(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of palpifer

1 : a lobe of the maxilla of an insect on which the palpus is borne
2 : palpiger

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Other Words from palpifer

palpiferous \ (ˈ)pal¦pif(ə)rəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for palpifer

New Latin, from palpus + -i- + -fer

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“Palpifer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palpifer. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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