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||Che*lic"e*ra (k&esl;*l&ibreve;s"&esl;*r&adot;), n.; pl. Cheliceræ (-rē). [NL., fr. Gr. chhlh` claw + ke`ras horn.] (Zoöl.) One of the anterior pair of mouth organs, terminated by a pincherlike claw, in scorpions and allied Arachnida. They are homologous with the falcers of spiders, and probably with the mandibles of insects.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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