Definition of pedipalpus in English:

pedipalpus

noun

Zoology
  • 1Pedipalp. Usually in plural.

  • 2In plural (usually in form Pedipalpi). Members of an arachnid order Pedipalpi, including the whip scorpions and similar forms with large pedipalps (now usually separated into distinct orders). Now rare.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in William Sharp MacLeay (1792–1865), entomologist. From pedi- + palpus or its etymon post-classical Latin palpus.

Pronunciation

pedipalpus

/ˌpɛdɪˈpalpəs/