siphonapterous

[ sahy-fuh-nap-ter-uhs ]
/ ˌsaɪ fəˈnæp tər əs /

adjective

belonging or pertaining to the insect order Siphonaptera, comprising the fleas.

Origin of siphonapterous

<New Latin Siphonapter(a) (<Greek siphōn-siphono- + a-a-6 + -ptera, neuter plural of -pteros-pterous) + -ous

Words nearby siphonapterous

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