chelicera

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English[edit]

An engorged tick (Ixodes ricinus), showing chelicerae

Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Ancient Greek χηλή ‎(khēlḗ, jawbone) + κέρας ‎(kéras, horn)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kəˈlɪ.sə.ɹə/

Noun[edit]

chelicera ‎(plural chelicerae)

  1. (zoology) Either of the prehensile claws found on the proboscis of chelicerates (horseshoe crabs, sea spiders and arachnids).

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Noun[edit]

chelicera f

  1. chelicera

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