duodecimarticulate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin duodecim + articulate

Adjective[edit]

duodecimarticulate (not comparable)

  1. (entomology) Having twelve joints.
    • 1856, William Clark (translator), Handbook of Zoology, volume 1, London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, translation of original by Jan van der Hoeven, page 342:
      Cordila. Meig., Latr. Antennæ duodecimarticulate, compressed, clavate.