Gaster definition

găstər
The portion of the abdomen behind the petiole in ants and other hymenopterous insects.
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The part of the abdomen behind the petiole in hymenopterous insects.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
gaster
Plural:
gasters

Origin of gaster

  • Greek gastēr belly

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin gaster, Ancient Greek γαστήρ (gastêr)

    From Wiktionary