[ koh-lee-op-ter-uhn, kol-ee- ]

noun,plural co·le·op·ter·a [koh-lee-op-ter-uh, kol-ee-]. /ˌkoʊ liˈɒp tər ə, ˌkɒl i-/.
  1. a coleopterous insect; beetle.

Origin of coleopteron

First recorded in 1755–65; from New Latin, from Greek: singular of Coleoptera

Words Nearby coleopteron Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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