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trichopterous

[trih-kop-ter-uh s]
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  1. belonging or pertaining to the insect order Trichoptera, comprising the caddisflies.
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Origin of trichopterous

1810–20; < New Latin Trichopter(a) (< Greek tricho- tricho- + -ptera, neuter plural of -pteros -winged; see -pterous) + -ous
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