lepidopteron

[ lep-i-dop-ter-uhn ]

noun,plural lep·i·dop·ter·a [lep-i-dop-ter-uh]. /ˌlɛp ɪˈdɒp tər ə/.
  1. any lepidopterous insect.

Origin of lepidopteron

1
<New Latin, equivalent to lepido-lepido- + Greek -pteron, neuter of -pteros-pterous

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