Taxicornes
Taxicorn Tax"i*corn, n. [L. taxus a yew + cornu a horn: cf. F. taxicorne.] (Zo["o]l.) One of a family of beetles ({Taxicornes}) whose antenn[ae] are largest at the tip. Also used adjectively. [1913 Webster]

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  • Taxicornes — (Taxicornĭa), Familie der ungleichgliederigen Käfer; Unterkiefer ohne Zahn an der Innenseite, Fühler kurz mehr od. weniger durchblättert od. schnurförmig (allmälig sich in eine Keule verdickend, Leib meist halbkugelig, selten länglich); in… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Taxicorn — Tax i*corn, n. [L. taxus a yew + cornu a horn: cf. F. taxicorne.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of a family of beetles ({Taxicornes}) whose antenn[ae] are largest at the tip. Also used adjectively. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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