neuropteran

noun neu·rop·ter·an \ nu̇-ˈräp-tə-rən , nyu̇- \

Definition of neuropteran

: any of an order (Neuroptera) of usually net-winged insects that include the lacewings and ant lions

neuropteran

adjective

neuropterous

play \nu̇-ˈräp-tə-rəs, nyu̇-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of neuropteran

ultimately from Greek neur- + pteron wing — more at feather


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