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trichopterous

[ trih-kop-ter-uhs ]
/ trɪˈkɒp tər əs /
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adjective
belonging or pertaining to the insect order Trichoptera, comprising the caddisflies.
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Origin of trichopterous

1810–20; <New Latin Trichopter(a) (<Greek tricho-tricho- + -ptera, neuter plural of -pteros -winged; see -pterous) + -ous
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