aedeagus

or ae·doe·a·gus

[ ee-dee-uh-guh s ]
/ iˈdi ə gəs /

noun, plural ae·de·a·gi [ee-dee-uh-gahy, -jahy] /iˈdi əˌgaɪ, -ˌdʒaɪ/.

the phallus of a male insect.

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Origin of aedeagus

< New Latin < Greek aidoî(a) genitals + agós leader (derivative of ágein to lead)

OTHER WORDS FROM aedeagus

ae·de·a·gal [ee-dee-uh-guh l] /iˈdi ə gəl/, adjective

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