torulus

noun
tor·​u·​lus | \ -ləs \
plural toruli\ -​ˌlī , -​ˌlē \

Definition of torulus

: the socket in which the antenna of an insect articulates

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History and Etymology for torulus

New Latin, diminutive of Latin torus cushion, couch

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“Torulus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/torulus. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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