nounWord forms: plural ˈcoxae (ˈkɑksi
the segment of the leg that attaches to the body of an insect or other arthropod
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Word origin of 'coxa'L, hip, angle < IE base *ko57457sā > Ger hachse, Achilles' tendon, OIr coss, foot