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trophi

[troh-fee]
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plural noun Entomology.
  1. the mouthparts of an insect, including the labrum, mandibles, maxillae, labium, and hypopharynx.

Origin of trophi

1820–30; < New Latin trophī < Greek trophoí, plural of trophós feeder, nurse, akin to tréphein to nourish
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