palpiger

noun pal·pi·ger \ ˈpalpəjər , -ˌje(ə)r \

Definition of palpiger

plural -s
: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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