Glossa meaning

glôsə, glŏsə
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(anatomy) The tongue.
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(zoology) A tonguelike structure in the labium of an insect.
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The tongue of a vertebrate, or any tonguelike structure, as of a butterfly or moth; esp., either of the middle lobes of the labium of an insect.
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(anatomy) The tongue.
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(zoology) A tonguelike structure in the labium of an insect.
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(zoology) The tongue, or lingua, of an insect.
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Origin of glossa

  • Greek glōssa tongue

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

  • From Ancient Greek γλῶσσα (glōssa, “tongue”).

    From Wiktionary