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dac•ty•lus



Pronunciation: (dak'tu lus), [key]
n.,
pl. -liPronunciation: (-lī", -lē"). [key]

an enlarged portion of the leg after the first joint in some insects, as the pollen-carrying segment in the hind leg of certain bees.

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