hymenopteron

[ hahy-muh-nop-ter-uhn ]
/ ˌhaɪ məˈnɒp tər ən /

noun, plural hy·me·nop·ter·a [hahy-muh-nop-ter-ter-uh]. /ˌhaɪ məˈnɒp tər tər ə/.

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Origin of hymenopteron

1875–80; <Greek, neuter singular of hymenópteros “having winged membranes” from hymeno- + ptė́ron “wing”
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