Origin of hymenopteron
1875–80; < Greek, neuter singular of hymenópteros “having winged membranes” from hymeno- + ptė́ron “wing”
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Examples from the Web for hymenopteron
I am too familiar with the amorous contests of the Hymenopteron clan to allow myself to be mistaken.More Hunting Wasps
J. Henri Fabre
Here, of a surety, is a Hymenopteron deprived of that sense of direction which other Hymenoptera enjoy.
If any one sees a rudiment of reason in this Hymenopteron intelligence, he has eyes that are more penetrating than mine.
The Leucopsis is a Hymenopteron, the essay upon whom forms the concluding chapter of the present volume.
Let us question the insect, then: not the first that comes along, but the most gifted, the Hymenopteron.