plural noun
Prot·orthoptera | \ ¦prōt+ \

Definition of Protorthoptera 

: an order of extinct insects related to the Orthoptera, known only from the Upper Carboniferous and Permian, and characterized by numerous venational features recalling the Orthoptera

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Other words from Protorthoptera

protorthopteran \"+ \ adjective or noun
protorthopteron \"+ \ noun
protorthopterous \"+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for Protorthoptera

New Latin, from prot- + Orthoptera

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