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coleopteron

[koh-lee-op-ter-uh n, kol-ee-] /ˌkoʊ liˈɒp tər ən, ˌkɒl i-/
noun, plural coleoptera
[koh-lee-op-ter-uh, kol-ee-] /ˌkoʊ liˈɒp tər ə, ˌkɒl i-/ (Show IPA)
1.
a coleopterous insect; beetle.
Origin of coleopteron
1755-1765
1755-65; < New Latin < Greek: singular of Coleoptera
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