Meganeura

plural noun

Mega·​neu·​ra
: a genus of extinct insects (order Protodonata) that includes some with a wingspread of about three feet and that is known from the Upper Carboniferous of Commentry, France

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from mega- + -neura

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“Meganeura.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Meganeura. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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