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rare Entomology located on or attached to the underside of the prothorax (now rare).
2Located in front of or in the anterior part of the thorax, specifically in front of the pectoral fin of a fish.
Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Kirby (1759–1850), entomologist and naturalist.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.