macropterous


mac·rop·ter·ous

adjective \ma-ˈkräp-tə-rəs\

Definition of MACROPTEROUS

:  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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