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cardines


cardines


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cardo  \Car"do\  (k[aum]r"d[-o]),  n.;  pl  {Cardines}.)  [L.,  a 
  hinge.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  The  basal  joint  of  the  maxilla  in  insects. 
  b  The  hinge  of  a  bivalve  shell.