palpiger

noun pal·pi·ger \ˈpalpəjər, -ˌje(ə)r\

Definition of palpiger

plural

-s

  1. :  the portion of the labium of an insect that bears the palpi

palpigerous

\(ˈ)pal¦pij(ə)rəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of palpiger

New Latin, from palpus + Latin -i- + -ger bearer (from -ger -gerous)


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