- (in arachnids) one member of the usually longer pair of appendages immediately behind the chelicerae.
- any member of the arachnid order Pedipalpida.
Origin of pedipalp
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- either member of the second pair of head appendages of arachnids: specialized for feeding, locomotion, etc
C19: from New Latin pedipalpi, from Latin pēs foot + palpus palp
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