paraglossa

noun
para·​glossa | \ "+ \
plural paraglossae

Definition of paraglossa

: one of a pair of small appendages of the labium of various insects

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Other Words from paraglossa

paraglossal \ "+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for paraglossa

New Latin, from para- + Greek glōssa tongue

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“Paraglossa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paraglossa. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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