Definition of paraglossal in English:

paraglossal

adjective

  • 1Entomology. Of the nature of or relating to a paraglossa.

  • 2Zoology and Anatomy. Located or occurring beside the tongue.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From para- + -glossal.

Pronunciation

paraglossal

/ˌparəˈɡlɒsl/