dustywing

[ duhs-tee-wing ]
/ ˈdʌs tiˌwɪŋ /

noun

any of the rare, minute neuropterous insects of the family Coniopterygidae, characterized by a white, powdery body and wing cover, large eyes, long and slender antennae, and chewing mouthparts.

Nearby words

  1. dustsheet,
  2. dustup,
  3. dusty,
  4. dusty clover,
  5. dusty miller,
  6. dutch,
  7. dutch 200,
  8. dutch auction,
  9. dutch barn,
  10. dutch belted

Origin of dustywing


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