brachycerous [bruh-kis-er-uh s] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Entomology.

  1. having short antennae.

Origin of brachycerous 1870–75; brachy- + Greek kér(as) a horn + -ous Examples from the Web for brachycerous Historical Examples of brachycerous

  • Dichaetae: a group of brachycerous Diptera with a proboscis consisting of two parts: Muscids, etc.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

    John. B. Smith

  • British Dictionary definitions for brachycerous brachycerous adjective

    1. (of insects) having short antennae

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