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Noun: chela (chelae)  kee-lu
  1. A grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
    - claw, nipper, pincer
Noun: chela[2] (chelas)  chay-lu
  1. A Hindu disciple of a swami

Derived forms: chelae, chelas

Type of: appendage, extremity, Hindoo, Hindu, member

Part of: crustacean

Encyclopedia: Chela