Trichopterous
Trichopterous Tri*chop"ter*ous, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of, pertaining to, or characterizing, the Trichoptera. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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

  • trichopterous — tri·chop·ter·ous …   English syllables

  • 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

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

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

  • tri|chop|ter|an — «trih KOP tuhr uhn», adjective, noun. –adj. = trichopterous. (Cf. ↑trichopterous) –n. a trichopterous insect; caddis fly …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caddice fly — (Zo[ o]l.), a small mothlike species of trichopterous insect, whose larva is the caddice; it has two pairs of hairy membranous wings and aquatic larvae. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trichopteran — [trī käp′tər ən] n. [< ModL Trichoptera (see TRICHO & PTERO ) + AN] CADDIS FLY trichopterous adj …   English World dictionary

  • caddice fly — noun small moth like insect having two pairs of hairy membranous wings and aquatic larvae • Syn: ↑caddis fly, ↑caddis fly, ↑caddice fly • Hypernyms: ↑trichopterous insect, ↑trichopteran, ↑trichopteron …   Useful english dictionary

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