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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