brachypterous


bra·chyp·ter·ous

adjective \bra-ˈkip-tə-rəs\

Definition of BRACHYPTEROUS

:  having rudimentary or abnormally small wings <brachypterous insects>

Origin of BRACHYPTEROUS

Greek brachypteros, from brachy- + pteron wing — more at feather
First Known Use: 1842

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