Lepidopter
Lepidopter Lep`i*dop"ter (l[e^]p`[i^]*d[o^]p"t[~e]r), n. [Cf. F. l['e]pidopt[`e]re.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the Lepidoptera. [1913 Webster]

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  • lepidopter — LEPIDOPTÉR, lepidoptere, s.n. (La pl.) Ordin de insecte care cuprinde fluturii; (şi la sg.) fluture. ♢ (Adjectival) Insectă lepidopteră. [var.: lepidoptéră s.f.] – Din fr. lépidoptères. Trimis de LauraGellner, 19.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98 … …   Dicționar Român

  • lepidopter — lepidòpter m DEFINICIJA zool. leptir ETIMOLOGIJA nlat. Lepidoptera ← grč. lepís: ljuska + pter (i) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • lepidòpter — le|pi|dòp|ter Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • lepidoptér — s. n. (sil. mf. pter), pl. lepidoptére …   Romanian orthography

  • lepidopter — lep·i·dop·ter …   English syllables

  • lepidopter — ˌlepəˈdäptə(r), ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Lepidoptera : an insect of the order Lepidoptera …   Useful english dictionary

  • lep|i|dop|ter|on — «LEHP uh DOP tuhr on», noun, plural ter|a « tuhr uh». = lepidopter. (Cf. ↑lepidopter) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • lepidopteran — /lep i dop teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. lepidopterous. n. 2. a lepidopterous insect. [1850 55; LEPIDOPTER(A) + AN] * * * Any of the more than 100,000 species constituting the order Lepidoptera (Greek: scaly wing ): butterflies, moths, and skippers. The… …   Universalium

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