Zoraptera

plural noun Zo·rap·tera \zəˈraptərə\

Definition of Zoraptera

  1. :  an order of minute terrestrial commonly apterous insects that are widely distributed in the warmer parts of the world, form a single genus (Zorotypus), and are related to the order Corrodentia in which they are often included as a suborder

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Origin and Etymology of zoraptera

New Latin, from Greek zōros pure, sheer + New Latin Aptera


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