plural noun

: a suborder of Collembola including most of the springtails and characterized by an elongate body and distinct abdominal segmentation compare symphypleona

Word History


New Latin, from arthr- + -pleona (from Greek plein to swim, float)

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“Arthropleona.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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