macrotrichium

noun mac·ro·trich·i·um \ˌmakrōˈtrikēəm\

Definition of macrotrichium

plural

macrotrichia

\-ēə\
  1. :  one of the larger hairs found especially along the veins of the wings of various insects — compare microtrichium

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Origin and Etymology of macrotrichium

New Latin, from macr- + Greek trich-, thrix hair + New Latin -ium — more at trichina


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