plural noun
Di·​pneu·​mo·​nes | \ dīˈn(y)üməˌnēz, dipˈn-\

Definition of Dipneumones 

in some classifications
: a division of spiders comprising those with a single pair of lungs

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History and Etymology for Dipneumones

New Latin, from di- + -pneumones (from Greek pneumones, plural of pneumon-, pneumōn lung)

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