coleopteron

[ koh-lee-op-ter-uh n, kol-ee- ]
/ ˌkoʊ liˈɒp tər ən, ˌkɒl i- /
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noun, plural co·le·op·ter·a [koh-lee-op-ter-uh, kol-ee-] /ˌkoʊ liˈɒp tər ə, ˌkɒl i-/.

a coleopterous insect; beetle.

Origin of coleopteron

1755–65; < New Latin < Greek: singular of Coleoptera
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