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brachycerous

[bruh-kis-er-uh s] /brəˈkɪs ər əs/
adjective, Entomology.
1.
having short antennae.
Origin of brachycerous
1870-1875
1870-75; brachy- + Greek kér(as) a horn + -ous
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brachycerous

/bræˈkɪsərəs/
adjective
1.
(of insects) having short antennae
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