noun, plural pal·pi [pal-pahy]. /ˈpæl paɪ/.
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Example sentences from the Web for palpus
The mouth-parts in this genus are much as in Tomocerus, the maxillæ ending in a lacinia and palpus.Our Common Insects|Alpheus Spring Packard
In x-notata (fig. 435) the palpus is as long as the cephalothorax, and the tarsus and palpal organ small and round.
The palpus, too, on this side was turned back to correspond to the direction of the legs nearest it.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis
Near the root or base of the mandibles on each side is a jointed feeler, or palpus; but spiders have no antenn.An Elementary Text-book of the Microscope|John William Griffith
In montana (fig. 435a) the palpus is still shorter, the tibia thicker, and the tarsus and palpal organ larger.