[ strep-sip-ter-uhs ]
/ strɛpˈsɪp tər əs /
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belonging or pertaining to the order Strepsiptera, comprising minute insects that are closely related to the beetles, the twisted-winged male being free-living and the wingless female parasitic in various insect hosts.
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