haustellate

[ haw-stel-it, haw-stuh-leyt ]
/ hɔˈstɛl ɪt, ˈhɔ stəˌleɪt /
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adjective Zoology.

having a haustellum.
adapted for sucking, as the mouthparts of certain insects.

Nearby words

  1. haussmann,
  2. haussmann, georges eugène, baron,
  3. haussmannization,
  4. haust.,
  5. haustella,
  6. haustellum,
  7. haustoria,
  8. haustorium,
  9. haustration,
  10. haustrum

Origin of haustellate

First recorded in 1825–35; haustell(um) + -ate1

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