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mastigium

[ma-stij-ee-uh m]
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noun, plural mas·tig·i·a [ma-stij-ee-uh] /mæˈstɪdʒ i ə/.
  1. an extensible, lashlike, anal organ in certain caterpillars.
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Origin of mastigium

1895–1900; < New Latin < Greek mastīgion, diminutive of mástix whip
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