Homopterous
Homopterous Ho*mop"ter*ous, a. (Zo["o]l.) Of or pertaining to the Homoptera. [1913 Webster]

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  • homopterous — [hō mäp′tər əs] adj. HOMOPTERAN …   English World dictionary

  • homopterous — adjective see homopteran …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • homopterous — adj. [Gr. homos, same; pteron, wing] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Having the anterior and posterior pairs of wings alike …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • homopterous — /heuh mop teuhr euhs, hoh /, adj. belonging or pertaining to the Homoptera, an order of insects closely related to the hemipterous insects (in some classifications a suborder of Hemiptera) but having membranous forewings and hind wings, including …   Universalium

  • homopterous — ho·mop·ter·ous …   English syllables

  • homopterous — ho•mop•ter•ous [[t]həˈmɒp tər əs, hoʊ [/t]] adj. ent belonging or pertaining to the Homoptera, an order of sucking insects, including aphids, cicadas, leafhoppers, and scale insects, that have membranous forewings and hind wings • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • homopterous — /həˈmɒptərəs/ (say huh moptuhruhs) adjective relating or belonging to the Homoptera, a suborder of hemipterous insects having wings of the same texture throughout, comprising the aphids, cicadas, etc. {Greek homopteros with the same plumage} …   Australian English dictionary

  • homopterous — adjective see homoptera * * * /heuh mop teuhr euhs, hoh /, adj. belonging or pertaining to the Homoptera, an order of insects closely related to the hemipterous insects (in some classifications a suborder of Hemiptera) but having membranous… …   Useful english dictionary

  • homopterous insect — noun insects having membranous forewings and hind wings • Syn: ↑homopteran • Hypernyms: ↑insect • Hyponyms: ↑whitefly, ↑coccid insect, ↑plant louse, ↑louse …   Useful english dictionary

  • homopteran — n. any insect of the suborder Homoptera, including aphids and cicadas, with wings of uniform texture (cf. HETEROPTERAN). Derivatives: homopterous adj. Etymology: HOMO + Gk pteron wing * * * noun insects having membranous forewings and hind wings… …   Useful english dictionary

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