Thysanurous
Thysanurous Thys`a*nu"rous, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Thysanura. [1913 Webster]

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  • thysanurous — thysa·nu·rous …   English syllables

  • thysanurous — adjective see thysanura * * * thysanūˈrous adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑Thysanura …   Useful english dictionary

  • furniture bug — Lepisma Le*pis ma (l[ e]*p[i^]z m[.a]), n. [NL., fr. Gr. le pisma peel, fr. lepi s i dos, a scale.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of wingless thysanurous insects having an elongated flattened body, covered with shining scales and terminated by seven unequal …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lepisma — Le*pis ma (l[ e]*p[i^]z m[.a]), n. [NL., fr. Gr. le pisma peel, fr. lepi s i dos, a scale.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of wingless thysanurous insects having an elongated flattened body, covered with shining scales and terminated by seven unequal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lepisma saccharina — Lepisma Le*pis ma (l[ e]*p[i^]z m[.a]), n. [NL., fr. Gr. le pisma peel, fr. lepi s i dos, a scale.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of wingless thysanurous insects having an elongated flattened body, covered with shining scales and terminated by seven unequal …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Podura — Po*du ra, n.; pl. L. {Podur[ae]}, E. {Poduras}. [NL.; Gr. poy s, podo s, foot + ? tail.] Any small leaping thysanurous insect of the genus {Podura} and related genera; a springtail. [1913 Webster] {Podura scale} (Zo[ o]l.), one of the minute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Podura scale — Podura Po*du ra, n.; pl. L. {Podur[ae]}, E. {Poduras}. [NL.; Gr. poy s, podo s, foot + ? tail.] Any small leaping thysanurous insect of the genus {Podura} and related genera; a springtail. [1913 Webster] {Podura scale} (Zo[ o]l.), one of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Podurae — Podura Po*du ra, n.; pl. L. {Podur[ae]}, E. {Poduras}. [NL.; Gr. poy s, podo s, foot + ? tail.] Any small leaping thysanurous insect of the genus {Podura} and related genera; a springtail. [1913 Webster] {Podura scale} (Zo[ o]l.), one of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Poduras — Podura Po*du ra, n.; pl. L. {Podur[ae]}, E. {Poduras}. [NL.; Gr. poy s, podo s, foot + ? tail.] Any small leaping thysanurous insect of the genus {Podura} and related genera; a springtail. [1913 Webster] {Podura scale} (Zo[ o]l.), one of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shiner — Lepisma Le*pis ma (l[ e]*p[i^]z m[.a]), n. [NL., fr. Gr. le pisma peel, fr. lepi s i dos, a scale.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of wingless thysanurous insects having an elongated flattened body, covered with shining scales and terminated by seven unequal …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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