macrolepidoptera

pl n

a collector's name for that part of the lepidoptera that comprises the butterflies and the larger moths (noctuids, geometrids, bombycids, springtails, etc): a term without taxonomic significanceCompare microlepidoptera

Nearby words

  1. macrograph,
  2. macrographic,
  3. macrography,
  4. macroinstruction,
  5. macrolecithal,
  6. macrolevel,
  7. macrolide,
  8. macrolinguistics,
  9. macrolith,
  10. macromastia

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