Ploiaria

noun Ploi·ar·ia \ plȯiˈ(y)a(a)rēə , plōˈya- \

Definition of Ploiaria

:the type genus of the family Ploiariidae comprising fragile-bodied bugs with elongated cylindrical heads, prominent eyes, raptorial forelimbs, and the remaining limbs greatly elongated and filamentous

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Origin and Etymology of ploiaria

New Latin, probably modification of Greek ploiarion boat, diminutive of ploion ship; akin to Greek plein to sail, float


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