[ kuhl-tel-uhs ]

noun,plural cul·tel·li [kuhl-tel-ahy]. /kʌlˈtɛl aɪ/. Zoology.
  1. a sharp, knifelike structure, as the mouthparts of certain bloodsucking flies.

Origin of cultellus

1895–1900; <Latin: diminutive of culter knife, colter; for formation, see castellum

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