hemelytron

noun hem·el·y·tron \ he-ˈme-lə-ˌträn \

Definition of hemelytron

plural hemelytra play \he-ˈme-lə-trə\
:one of the basally thickened anterior wings of various insects (such as true bugs)

Origin and Etymology of hemelytron

New Latin, from hemi- + elytron


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