strepsipteron

noun
strep·​sip·​ter·​on | \ -təˌrän \
variants: or strepsipteran \ -​rən \
plural -s

Definition of strepsipteron

: an insect of the order Strepsiptera

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History and Etymology for strepsipteron

strepsipteron from New Latin, from Strepsiptera; strepsipteran from New Latin Strepsiptera + English -an

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“Strepsipteron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/strepsipteron. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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