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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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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.
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.(24) Monarchia 3:16.17 thus expresses two analogous facts: just as the happiness of this mortal life is in some way ordered toward eternal happiness, in the same way the Roman prince is in a certain sense under the Roman Pontiff.
143) contains an incomplete alphabetical glossary A-P followed by glossae collectae entered by a different scribe not much later.
Meyer, Isidorian "Glossae Collectae" in Aelfric's Vocabulary'.