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aculeate


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Prickly, pointed. The term is applied to organisms that are armed with a sting (e.g. members of the hymenopteran division Aculeata, which have stings). The word is derived from the Latin aculeatus, meaning stinging, from acus, needle.

Subjects: Ecology and Conservation — Zoology and Animal Sciences.


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