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clasper

[ klas-per, klah-sper ]
/ ˈklæs pər, ˈklɑ spər /
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noun

a person or thing that clasps.
(in insects, fishes, crustaceans, etc.) one of the modified, usually paired organs or parts by which the male clasps the female during copulation.

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Origin of clasper

First recorded in 1545–55; clasp + -er1
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