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Meaning of CLYPEUS

Pronunciation:  'klipeeus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a shield-like plate on the front of an insect's head
 

CLYPEUS is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: insect, protective covering

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Clyp"e*us\, n.; pl. {Clypei}. [L., a shield.]
(Zo["o]l.)
The frontal plate of the head of an insect.

 

 

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