osmeterium

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Ancient Greek ὀσμή (osmḗ, smell), ὀσμητός (osmētós, smelled).

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osmeterium (plural osmeteria)

  1. (zoology) One of a pair of scent organs in the larvae of certain swallowtail butterflies.

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