Pseudoneuroptera

plural noun
Pseu·​do·​neuroptera | \"+\

Definition of Pseudoneuroptera 

in some especially former classifications

: a division of insects having reticulate wings like those of the Neuroptera among which they have sometimes been included but undergoing an incomplete metamorphosis and including the dragonflies, mayflies, termites, psocids and book lice, bird lice, caddis flies, scorpion flies, stone flies, and others that are now placed in separate orders

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Other Words from Pseudoneuroptera

pseudoneuropteran \"+ \ adjective or noun
pseudoneuropterous \"+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for Pseudoneuroptera

New Latin, from pseud- + Neuroptera

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Pseudoneuroptera

Share Pseudoneuroptera

Statistics for Pseudoneuroptera

Look-up Popularity

Comments on Pseudoneuroptera

What made you want to look up Pseudoneuroptera? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

having a pattern of small flowers

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!