[ haw-stel-it, haw-stuh-leyt ]
/ hɔˈstɛl ɪt, ˈhɔ stəˌleɪt /
having a haustellum.
adapted for sucking, as the mouthparts of certain insects.
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Example sentences from the Web for haustellate
The Hempitera are Haustellate insects; they have four wings, which are membranous and naked.
Haustellate: formed for sucking: applied chiefly to mouth structures.
Instrumenta suctoria: mouth parts of a haustellate insect as a whole.