isopterous

[ahy-sop-ter-uh s]

adjective

belonging or pertaining to social insects of the order Isoptera, comprising the termites.

Nearby words

  1. isopropylbenzene,
  2. isopropylideneacetone,
  3. isoproterenol,
  4. isopter,
  5. isopteran,
  6. isopycnal,
  7. isopycnic,
  8. isopyre,
  9. isorhythm,
  10. isorhythmic

Origin of isopterous

< New Latin Isopter(a) + -ous; see iso-, -pterous

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