Dermaptera

plural noun
Der·​map·​tera | \(ˌ)dərˈmaptərə\

Definition of Dermaptera 

: an order of insects consisting of the earwigs and usually a few related forms parasitic on bats or rats

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Other Words from Dermaptera

dermapteran \(ˈ)⸗¦⸗tərən \ adjective or noun
dermapterous \-​tərəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Dermaptera

New Latin, from derm- + -ptera

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