noun sty·lops \ˈstīˌläps\

Definition of stylops

  1. 1 capitalized :  a large genus (the type of the family Stylopidae) comprising many of the better known strepsipterons

  2. 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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to cast off or become cast off

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