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clypeus


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clypeus  \Clyp"e*us\,  n.;  pl  {Clypei}.  [L.,  a  shield.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  frontal  plate  of  the  head  of  an  insect. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clypeus 
  n  :  a  shield-like  plate  on  the  front  of  an  insect's  head 




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