pedipalp definition

  • noun:
    • among the second set of appendages near the mouth of a spider or any other arachnid being customized for various reproductive, predatory, or physical features.
    • Either of another pair of appendages, near the lips of a spider, homologous to your mandibles in crustaceans.
    • one of several Pedipalpi.
    • A maxillipalp, or maxillary palpus; the palp of an arachnidan.
    • A pedipalpate arachnidan.
  • others:
    • Of or with respect to a pedipalpus; resembling a pedipalp. Additionally pedipalpal.

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