Trichopter
Trichopter Tri*chop"ter, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Trichoptera. [1913 Webster]

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  • trichopter — tri·chop·ter …   English syllables

  • trichopter — trə̇ˈkäptə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Trichoptera : caddis fly …   Useful english dictionary

  • trichopteran — /tri kop teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. trichopterous. n. 2. Also, trichopteron. a trichopterous insect; caddisfly. [1835 45; < NL Trichopter(a) (see TRICHOPTEROUS) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • trichopterous — /tri kop teuhr euhs/, adj. belonging or pertaining to the insect order Trichoptera, comprising the caddisflies. [1810 20; < NL Trichopter(a) ( < Gk tricho TRICHO + ptera, neut. pl. of pteros winged; see PTEROUS) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • trichopteran — tri•chop•ter•an [[t]trɪˈkɒp tər ən[/t]] n. ent caddisfly • Etymology: 1835–45; < NL Trichopter(a) an order of insects (< Gk tricho tricho + ptera, neut. pl. of pteros winged; see pterous) + an I tri•chop′ter•ous, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • trichopteran — noun caddis fly • Syn: ↑trichopterous insect, ↑trichopteron • Hypernyms: ↑insect • Hyponyms: ↑caddis fly, ↑caddis fly, ↑caddice fly, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • trichopterous — adjective see trichoptera * * * /tri kop teuhr euhs/, adj. belonging or pertaining to the insect order Trichoptera, comprising the caddisflies. [1810 20; NL Trichopter(a) ( < Gk tricho TRICHO + ptera, neut. pl. of pteros winged; see PTEROUS) + …   Useful english dictionary

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