het·er·op·ter·ous adjective \ˌhe-tə-ˈräp-tə-rəs\
: of or relating to an insect order or suborder (Heteroptera) comprising the true bugs
Origin of HETEROPTEROUS
ultimately from Greek heter-
wing — more at feather
First Known Use: 1895
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