Neuroptera

plural noun Neu·rop·tera \ -tərə \

Definition of Neuroptera

:an order of usually net-winged insects that have holometabolous development and that include the lacewings, ant lions, and related insects — see megaloptera

neuropteran

adjective or noun

neuropterous

\-rəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of neuroptera

New Latin, from neur- + -ptera


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