noun scal·pel·lum \-ləm\

Definition of scalpellum



  1. :  any of four slender piercing organs in the proboscis of true bugs or bloodsucking two-winged flies corresponding to the mandibles and the first pair of maxillae

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Origin and Etymology of scalpellum

New Latin, from Latin, scalpel

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to criticize severely

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