Hemimerus

noun
Hem·​im·​er·​us | \ heˈmimərəs \

Definition of Hemimerus

: 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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History and Etymology for Hemimerus

New Latin, from hemi- entry 1 + -merus (from Greek meros part)

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“Hemimerus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hemimerus. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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