noun val·vi·fer \ˈvalvəfə(r)\

Definition of valvifer



  1. :  any of the basal plates of an insect's ovipositor arising from the eighth and ninth abdominal segments — compare valvula 2

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Origin and Etymology of valvifer

New Latin, from valva + -i- + -fer

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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