plecopteran


ple·cop·ter·an

noun \pli-ˈkäp-tə-rən\

Definition of PLECOPTERAN

:  stone fly
plecopteran adjective

Origin of PLECOPTERAN

New Latin Plecoptera, group name, from Greek plekein to braid + pteron wing — more at ply, feather
First Known Use: circa 1890

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