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or bi·ar·tic·u·lat·ed

[bahy-ahr-tik-yuh-lit, -leyt or bahy-ahr-tik-yuh-ley-tid]
adjective Zoology.
  1. having two joints, as the antennae of certain insects.
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Origin of biarticulate

First recorded in 1810–20; bi-1 + articulate
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Examples from the Web for biarticulate

Historical Examples

  • Biarticulate, twice-jointed, or two-jointed; separating into two pieces.

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray

  • In the Predaceous Beetles this lobe is biarticulate and palpiform; and in Staphylinus olens, &c. it also consists of two joints.