noun, plural clyp·e·i [klip-ee-ahy, -ee-ee]. /ˈklɪp iˌaɪ, -iˌi/.
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OTHER WORDS FROM clypeusclyp·e·al, adjective
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The Ateuchi are large flat insects, with a broad-toothed clypeus; they all belong to the Ancient Continent.The Insect World|Louis Figuier
The head is somewhat square, the transverse suture being rather indistinct; the margin of the clypeus is distinctly reflexed.
And therefore we praie vnto that mightie Lord in these words: Domine sis clypeus defensionis nostræ.Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (3 of 6): England (3 of 9)|Raphael Holinshed
It is known that the temperature of the laconicum was regulated by drawing up or down a metallic plate or clypeus.
Afternose: a triangular piece below antennae and above clypeus: see postclypeus.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith