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 for glossa
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glossa \Glos"sa\, n.; pl. Gloss[ae]. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the
     tongue.] (Zool.)
     The tongue, or lingua, of an insect. See Hymenoptera.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous
           membrane and located in the oral cavity [syn: tongue,
           lingua, glossa, clapper]

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