chelicerous chelicerous adj. having chelicerae. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • chelicerous — adjective having chelicerae • Pertains to noun: ↑chelicera • Derivationally related forms: ↑chelicera …   Useful english dictionary

  • chelicera — noun either of the first pair of fang like appendages near the mouth of an arachnid; often modified for grasping and piercing • Derivationally related forms: ↑chelicerous, ↑cheliceral • Hypernyms: ↑extremity, ↑appendage, ↑member …   Useful english dictionary

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