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Setireme

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Setireme (Zoöl) A swimming leg (of an insect) having a fringe of hairs on the margin.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n setireme The fringed or setose leg of an aquatic insect, serving as an oar.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Seta, + L. remus, an oar

Usage

In literature:

Setireme: the hairy, oar-like legs of aquatic insects.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
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