hymenopteron

noun hy·me·nop·ter·on \ ˌhī-mə-ˈnäp-tə-ˌrän , -rən \

Definition of hymenopteron

plural hymenoptera play \ˌhī-mə-ˈnäp-tə-rə\ also hymenopterons

Origin and Etymology of hymenopteron

New Latin, from Greek, neuter of hymenopteros


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hymenopteron

noun hy·me·nop·ter·on \ -tə-ˌrän, -rən \

medical Definition of hymenopteron

plural hymenoptera play \-rə\ also hymenopterons

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