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glossa

[′gläs·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A tongue or tonguelike structure in insects, especially the median projection of the labium.
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Glossae in Apollinarem Sidonium ex codice Digbeiano 172, Oxford, 1885, p.
The latter assigns it to the Isidorean portion of the 'frs/fri batch' of the glosses, which, he argues, is likely to derive from an epitome of the Etymologiae rather than from a list of glossae collectae.
rubicundus have shorter glossae and smaller bodies and probably must rob nectar through holes at the base of flowers.
Las Glossae de Briviesca et Alcala editan dos importantes textos juridicos que fueron glosados anteriormente por Arias de Balboa.
Most important, Abelard had already applied the word, strictly, to the reciprocal relationships of filiation and paternity, fathers and sons in his Glossae super Praedicamenta Aristotelis.
143) contains an incomplete alphabetical glossary A-P followed by glossae collectae entered by a different scribe not much later.