net-winged
adjective Date: circa 1890 having wings with a fine network of veins

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  • net-winged — [net′wiŋd΄] adj. having a network of veins in the wings: said of insects …   English World dictionary

  • net-winged — net′ winged adj. ent (of an insect) having netlike wing veins • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • net-winged — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌwiŋd adjective : having wings with a fine network of veins : neuropteroid * * * /net wingd /, adj. Entomol. having reticulate wing venation. [1885 90] * * * netˈ winged adjective Having net veined wings • • • Main Entry: ↑net …   Useful english dictionary

  • net-winged — /net wingd /, adj. Entomol. having reticulate wing venation. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

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