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micropterygid

adjective mi·crop·ter·y·gid \¦mī(ˌ)kräp¦terəjə̇d\

Definition of micropterygid

  1. :  of or relating to the Micropterygidae

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Origin and Etymology of micropterygid

New Latin Micropterygidae


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micropterygid

noun mi·crop·ter·y·gid \"\

Definition of micropterygid

plural

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  1. :  a moth of the family Micropterygidae

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