- having a haustellum.
- adapted for sucking, as the mouthparts of certain insects.
Origin of haustellate
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Examples from the Web for haustellate
Instrumenta suctoria: mouth parts of a haustellate insect as a whole.
The Hempitera are Haustellate insects; they have four wings, which are membranous and naked.
Haustellate: formed for sucking: applied chiefly to mouth structures.