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glossa


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glossa  \Glos"sa\,  n.;  pl  {Gloss?}.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  the  tongue.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  tongue,  or  lingua,  of  an  insect.  See  {Hymenoptera}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glossa 
  n  :  a  mobile  mass  of  muscular  tissue  covered  with  mucous 
  membrane  and  located  in  the  oral  cavity  [syn:  {tongue},  {lingua}, 
  {clapper}] 




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