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brachycerous

[ bruh-kis-er-uhs ]
/ brəˈkɪs ər əs /
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adjective Entomology.
having short antennae.
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Origin of brachycerous

1870–75; brachy- + Greek kér(as) a horn + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for brachycerous

brachycerous
/ (bræˈkɪsərəs) /

adjective
(of insects) having short antennae
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