Chelicera



[kuh-lis-er-uh] /kəˈlɪs ər ə/

noun, plural chelicerae
[kuh-lis-uh-ree] /kəˈlɪs əˌri/ (Show IPA)
1.
one member of the first pair of usually pincerlike appendages of spiders and other arachnids.
/kɪˈlɪsərə/
noun (pl) -erae (-əˌriː)
1.
one of a pair of appendages on the head of spiders and other arachnids: often modified as food-catching claws

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