Feeler : Definition

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Definitions of Feeler

Pronunciation : Feel"er
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. One who, or that which, feels.

2. (Zoöl.)

Defn: One of the sense organs or certain animals (as insects), which are used in testing objects by touch and in searching for food; an antenna; a palp. Insects . . . perpetually feeling and searching before them with their feelers or antennæ. Derham.

3. Anything, as a proposal, observation, etc., put forth or thrown out in order to ascertain the views of others; something tentative.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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