[ pal-pahy ]
/ ˈpæl paɪ /


plural of palpus.

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[ pal-puh s ]
/ ˈpæl pəs /

noun, plural pal·pi [pal-pahy] /ˈpæl paɪ/.

an appendage attached to an oral part and serving as an organ of sense in insects, crustaceans, etc.

Origin of palpus

1805–15; < New Latin, special use of Latin palpus a stroking, caress, palm of the hand; akin to feel Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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