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Chela  n.  (pl. chelae)  (Zool.) The pincherlike claw of Crustacea and Arachnida.

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"Chela" Quotes from Famous Books

... friendship with a Ganes Bharati Mahanta, a priest, who lived between Puraniya and Dhumgar. This man, in the year 1782, promised, that, if the youth came to his house, he would adopt him as his pupil, (Chela), and lend him money, of which the young man was in much need. On his arrival at the residence of this priest, various delays and frivolous excuses were made to avoid the performance of the promises; and the youth was tempted, by an ...
— An Account of The Kingdom of Nepal • Fancis Buchanan Hamilton

Words linked to "Chela" :   Hindu, extremity, appendage, nipper, crustacean, member, Hindoo, claw, pincer

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