trophi

[ troh-fee ]

plural nounEntomology.
  1. the mouthparts of an insect, including the labrum, mandibles, maxillae, labium, and hypopharynx.

Origin of trophi

1
1820–30; <New Latin trophī<Greek trophoí, plural of trophós feeder, nurse, akin to tréphein to nourish

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