Menorhyncha

plural noun

Men·​o·​rhyn·​cha
ˌmenə riŋkə
: a division of insects including those which take food by suction in both the larval and adult stages
menorhynchous
¦menə¦riŋkəs
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from meno- entry 2 + -rhyncha (from Greek rhynchos snout)

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“Menorhyncha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Menorhyncha. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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