Definition of chelicer in US English:

chelicer

(also chelicere)

noun

US
Zoology
  • Chelicera.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Kirby (1759–1850), entomologist and naturalist. From French chélicère from ancient Greek χηλή + scientific Latin -i- + κέρας horn.

Pronunciation

chelicer

/ˈkɛlɪsə/