Hemimerus

noun Hem·im·er·us \heˈmimərəs\

Definition of Hemimerus

  1. :  a genus (coextensive with the family Hemimeridae and the order or suborder Diploglossata) comprising small wingless viviparous African insects parasitic on rodents

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Origin and Etymology of hemimerus

New Latin, from 1hemi- + -merus (from Greek meros part) — more at merit


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