from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In entomology, a barbed point; a spine or mucro furnished with one or more barbs slanting backward.
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In Philof.botan. we have harm triglochides y as in Lappala; but the hamus or hook has a curved point. — the glochis a flraight one.
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