Hemipterous
Hemipteral He*mip"ter*al, Hemipterous He*mip"ter*ous, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Hemiptera. [1913 Webster]

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  • hemipterous — adjective see hemipteran …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hemipterous — /hi mip teuhr euhs/, adj. 1. belonging or pertaining to the Hemiptera, an order of insects having forewings that are thickened and leathery at the base and membranous at the apex, comprising the true bugs. 2. belonging or pertaining to the order… …   Universalium

  • hemipterous — adjective Of or pertaining to the Hemiptera order; hemipteran …   Wiktionary

  • hemipterous — he·mip·ter·ous (he mipґtər əs) of or pertaining to insects of the order Hemiptera …   Medical dictionary

  • hemipterous — adj. pertaining to a large order of insects (includes bedbugs, stink bugs, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hemipterous — he·mip·ter·ous …   English syllables

  • hemipterous — he•mip•ter•ous [[t]hɪˈmɪp tər əs[/t]] adj. 1) ent belonging or pertaining to the Hemiptera, an order of insects with forewings that are thickened and leathery at the base and membranous at the apex, comprising the true bugs 2) ent belonging or… …   From formal English to slang

  • hemipterous — /həˈmɪptərəs/ (say huh miptuhruhs) adjective belonging or relating to insects of the order Hemiptera, including the true bugs (Heteroptera), whose forewings are in part thickened and leathery, and the cicadas, leafhoppers, aphids, etc.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • hemipterous — adj. of the insect order Hemiptera including aphids, bugs, and cicadas, with piercing or sucking mouthparts. Etymology: HEMI + Gk pteron wing …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemipterous insect — noun insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis • Syn: ↑bug, ↑hemipteran, ↑hemipteron • Hypernyms: ↑insect • Hyponyms: ↑leaf bug, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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