[koh-lee-op-ter-uh n, kol-ee-]
- a coleopterous insect; beetle.
Origin of coleopteron
1755–65; < New Latin < Greek: singular of Coleoptera
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It seemed that Coleopteron was under some divine protection which enabled him to elude so large a crowd.