1882, in the meaning defined above
New Latin sensillum, diminutive of Medieval Latin sensus sense organ, from Latin, sense
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“Sensillum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sensillum. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.
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