a.1.(Zool.) Without a palpus.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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We suggest that such plugged females do remove whole palpal plugs (perhaps using their legs or rubbing against the substrate), and that such removal would then result in the common morphological outcome: palpless (eunuch) males, and females plugged only by the male's two terminal sclerites.