Origin of telson
OTHER WORDS FROM telsontel·son·ic [tel-son-ik], /tɛlˈsɒn ɪk/, adjective
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How to use telson in a sentence
The appendages on the next to last segment are divided and broadly flattened, forming with the telson a powerful swimming-paddle.
The sixth segment of the abdomen has a pair of biramous appendages, which, with the telson, form a swimming-fan.
Telson, tel′son, n. the last somite of the pleon or abdomen of certain crustaceans and arachnidans.
Among the last, looking about anxiously for a place to stand and watch the big race, are Telson and Parson, arm-in-arm.
The cheers, of course, all round the field are tremendous, and nowhere more exciting than where Telson and Parson are located.