Definition of


  1. (noun, animal) a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
  2. (noun, artifact) a hand tool for holding consisting of a compound lever for grasping

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Alternate forms of Pincer

Hyponyms: roach clip, roach holder

Hypernyms: appendage, extremity, hand tool, member

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Class Taxopsida

yews: in some systems classified as a class (Taxopsida) and in others as a subdivision (Taxophytina) used in some classifications for one of five subdivisions of Gymnospermophyta