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lamellicorn

[luh-mel-i-kawrn]Entomology
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adjective
  1. having antennae with lamellate terminal segments, as beetles of the group Lamellicornia, including the scarabaeids and stag beetles.
  2. (of an antenna) having lamellate terminal segments.
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noun
  1. a lamellicorn beetle.
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Origin of lamellicorn

1835–45; < New Latin lāmellicornis, equivalent to lāmelli- lamelli- + Latin -cornis horned (corn(ū) horn + -is adj. suffix)
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lamellicorn

noun
  1. any beetle of the superfamily Lamellicornia, having flattened terminal plates to the antennae: includes the scarabs and stag beetles
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adjective
  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Lamellicornia
  2. designating antennae with platelike terminal segments
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Word Origin

C19: from New Latin Lamellicornia plate-horned (animals)
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