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heteropterous

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adjective het·er·op·ter·ous \ˌhe-tə-ˈräp-tə-rəs\

Definition of heteropterous

  1. :  of or relating to an insect order or suborder (Heteroptera) comprising the true bugs



Origin and Etymology of heteropterous

ultimately from Greek heter- + pteron wing — more at feather


First Known Use: 1895


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