Mesoscutum

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mesoscutum (Zoöl) The scutum or dorsal plate of the middle thoracic segment of an insect. See Illust. of Butterfly.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mesoscutum In entomology, the scutum of the mesonotum; the scutal sclerite of the mesothorax.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Meso-, + scutum,