gastrilegous
adj. [Gr. gaster, stomach; L. legere, to collect]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
Pertaining to bearing pollen baskets beneath the abdomen.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • gastrilegous — (ˈ)ga|striləgəs adjective Etymology: gastr + Latin legere to gather + English ous more at legend : gathering pollen by means of a pollen brush on the abdomen gastrilegous bees compare podilegous …   Useful english dictionary

  • gastrilegous — gas·tril·e·gous …   English syllables

  • podilegous — pəˈdiləgəs adjective Etymology: pod + i + Greek legein to gather + English ous more at legend : gathering pollen by means of a pollen brush on the legs podilegous bees compare gastrilegous …   Useful english dictionary

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