Hexapterous \Hex*ap"ter*ous\, a. [Hexa- + Gr. ? wing.] (Bot.) Having six processes. --Gray.

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  • -pterous — pt(ə)rəs adjective combining form Etymology: Greek pteros winged, from pteron wing, feather more at feather : having (so many or such) wings or winglike parts anisopterous hexapterous trichopterous …   Useful english dictionary

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