scaphocerite

noun scaph·o·ce·rite \ ˌskafəˈsiˌrīt \

Definition of scaphocerite

plural -s
:a flattened plate on the second joint of the antennae of many crustaceans

scaphoceritic

\¦skafəsə̇¦ritik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of scaphocerite

scaph- + Greek keras horn + English -ite


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