a pincerlike claw of a crab, lobster, scorpion, etc.
Origin of chelaModern Latin from Classical Greek ch?l?, claw from Indo-European base an unverified form ?h?i, to yawn
A pincerlike claw of a crustacean or arachnid, such as a lobster, crab, or scorpion.
Origin of chelaNew Latin chēla from Greek khēlē claw
chelae of a Murray River crayfish
From Latin chele, from Ancient Greek χηλή (khēlē).
From Hindi चेला (celā).