Dipneumones

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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“Dipneumones.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dipneumones. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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