telson

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English[edit]

The prawn Litopenaeus setiferus with the telson in orange.
Horseshoe crab (Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda) with arrow no. 3 pointing to its telson.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek τέλσον (télson, headland).

Noun[edit]

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telson (plural telsons)

  1. The part of an arthropod or crustacean posterior to the last segment.

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Noun[edit]

telson

  1. Genitive singular form of telso.