Protohymenoptera

plural noun
Pro·​to·​hymenoptera | \ "+ \

Definition of Protohymenoptera

in some classifications
: an order of extinct insects known only from the Permian and now usually included in the order Megasecoptera

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Other Words from Protohymenoptera

protohymenopteran \ "+ \ adjective or noun
protohymenopteron \ "+ \ noun
protohymenopterous \ "+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for Protohymenoptera

New Latin, from prot- + Hymenoptera

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“Protohymenoptera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Protohymenoptera. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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