coleopteroid

1 of 2

adjective

co·​le·​op·​ter·​oid
¦kōlē¦äptəˌrȯid,
¦käl-
: like the Coleoptera : like a beetle

coleopteroid

2 of 2

noun

"
plural -s
: a coleopteroid insect

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

International Scientific Vocabulary coleopter- (from New Latin Coleoptera) + -oid

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!

Dictionary Entries Near coleopteroid

Cite this Entry

“Coleopteroid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coleopteroid. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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