stylops

noun sty·lops \ ˈstīˌläps \

Definition of stylops

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

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Origin and Etymology of stylops

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


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