aedeagus

[ ee-dee-uh-guhs ]

noun,plural ae·de·a·gi [ee-dee-uh-gahy, -jahy]. /iˈdi əˌgaɪ, -ˌdʒaɪ/.
  1. the phallus of a male insect.

Origin of aedeagus

1
From New Latin, from Greek aidoî(a) “genitals” + agós “leader” (derivative of ágein “to lead”)
  • Also ae·doe·a·gus .

Other words from aedeagus

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

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