Isoptera

plural noun
Isop·​tera | \ īˈsäptərə \

Definition of Isoptera

: an order of social insects consisting of the termites

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Other Words from Isoptera

isopterous \ (ˈ)⸗¦⸗tərəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Isoptera

New Latin, from is- + -ptera

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“Isoptera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Isoptera. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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