noun rhi·nar·i·um \rīˈna(a)rēəm\

Definition of rhinarium



  1. 1 :  the lower part of the clypeus in some insects (as dragonflies)

  2. 2 :  the hairless area of roughened skin at the tip of the snout of a mammal

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Origin and Etymology of rhinarium

New Latin, from Greek rhin-, rhis nose + New Latin -arium

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