strepsipteron

[ strep-sip-ter-uhn, -tuh-ron ]
/ strɛpˈsɪp tər ən, -təˌrɒn /

noun

a strepsipterous insect.

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Origin of strepsipteron

<New Latin: singular of Strepsiptera (see strepsipterous)
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