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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.
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Origin of haustellate

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

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