Meaning of mesoscutum in English:

mesoscutum

noun

Entomology
  • The scutum of the mesothorax of an insect, especially a hymenopteran.

Pronunciation

mesoscutum

/ˌmɛsə(ʊ)ˈskjuːtəm/ /ˌmɛzə(ʊ)ˈskjuːtəm/ /ˌmiːsə(ʊ)ˈskjuːtəm/

Origin

Mid 19th century. From meso- + scutum.