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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