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Any of the parts of the mouth of an insect or other arthropod, especially a part or an organ used for a specific way of feeding.
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(Zoology) any of the paired appendages in arthropods that surround the mouth and are specialized for feeding
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Usu., mouthparts. the appendages surrounding or associated with the mouth of arthropods.
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Either of the appendages occurring in pairs in insects and other arthropods that extend from the head and are used for feeding.
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|Noun||1.||mouthpart - any part of the mouth of an insect or other arthropod especially one adapted to a specific way of feeding|
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