Definition of “coxa” - English Dictionary


“coxa” in English

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coxanoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkɒk.sə/ us /ˈkɑːk.sə/ plural coxae specialized

Examples from literature

  • Female wanting the small spot near the base of the anterior wings, the third segment of the abdomen slightly bronzed, coxae black. 
  • Thorax black, legs black except the coxae which are white. 
  • Why do you suppose the coxa and trochanter are so small? 

(Definition of “coxa” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)