Origin of ligula
OTHER WORDS FROM ligulalig·u·lar, adjectivelig·u·loid, adjective
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Paraglossa, par-a-glos′a, n. one of the two appendages of the ligula in insects.
It contained a long ligula, a spathomele, a cyathiscomele, and a double olivary probe.Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times|John Stewart Milne
Epilobe: of mentum in Carabidae, really corresponds to a partially divided ligula: a lateral appendage of a bilobed mentum.
Papilla: a minute, soft projection: specifically the modified ligula in silk spinning caterpillars.
Tubus: a term used to designate the corneous base of a ligula: the sheath of the tongue.