n. [Gr. ereisma, prop]
The furcula in Sminthurus which has a fanlike structure.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • erismatura — ə̇ˌrizməˈtu̇rə, mə.ˈtyu̇rə noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Erismatura former genus of birds containing the ruddy duck, from Greek ereismat , ereisma prop, support (from ereisis propping, supporting, from ereidein to prop, support) + New Latin ura …   Useful english dictionary

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