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macropterous

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adjective mac·rop·ter·ous \ma-ˈkräp-tə-rəs\

Definition of macropterous

  1. :  having long or large wings <macropterous insects>



Origin of macropterous

Greek makropteros, from makr- + pteron wing — more at feather


First Known Use: circa 1836


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