adjective mi·crop·ter·ous \(ˈ)mī¦kräpt(ə)rəs\

Definition of micropterous

  1. :  having small or rudimentary wings or fins

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Origin and Etymology of micropterous

probably from (assumed) New Latin micropterus, from New Latin micr- + -pterus -pterous

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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