capitalized : a large genus (the type of the family Stylopidae) comprising many of the better known strepsipterons
plural stylops also stylopses : any insect of the genus Stylops
broadly : an insect of the order Strepsiptera

Word History


New Latin Stylop-, Stylops, from styl- entry 1 + -op-, -ops -ops

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“Stylops.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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