coleopterous

[koh-lee-op-ter-uh s, kol-ee-]
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adjective

belonging or pertaining to the order Coleoptera, comprising the beetles.

Origin of coleopterous

First recorded in 1785–95; see origin at Coleoptera, -ous
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