Trichoptera

plural noun Tri·chop·tera \ -tərə \

Definition of Trichoptera

:an order of insects consisting of the caddis flies and formerly treated as a suborder of Neuroptera

trichopteran

\-rən\ adjective or noun

trichopterous

\-rəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of trichoptera

New Latin, from trich- + -ptera


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