coleopteran

noun
co·​le·​op·​ter·​an | \ ˌkō-lē-ˈäp-tə-rən How to pronounce coleopteran (audio) \

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coleopteran adjective

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circa 1847, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of coleopteran was circa 1847

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“Coleopteran.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coleopteran. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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