Heterolocha

noun Het·er·ol·o·cha \ˌhetəˈräləkə\

Definition of Heterolocha

in some classifications

  1. :  a genus coextensive with Neomorpha

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Origin and Etymology of heterolocha

New Latin, alteration of Heteralocha, from heter- + -alocha (from Greek alochos spouse, bedfellow, concubine


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