Pentamera

plural noun
Pen·​tam·​e·​ra | \ pen‧ˈtamərə \

Definition of Pentamera

: an artificial division of beetles including those normally having five-jointed tarsi and embracing about half of all the known beetles

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Other Words from Pentamera

pentameran \ -​rən \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for Pentamera

New Latin, from penta- + Greek meros part

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“Pentamera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pentamera. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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