zygopteran

[ zahy-gop-ter-uh n ]
/ zaɪˈgɒp tər ən /

adjective

belonging or pertaining to the suborder Zygoptera, comprising the damselflies.

noun

any member of this suborder.

Nearby words

  1. zygon,
  2. zygonema,
  3. zygophore,
  4. zygophyllaceous,
  5. zygophyte,
  6. zygose,
  7. zygosis,
  8. zygosity,
  9. zygosporangium,
  10. zygospore

Origin of zygopteran

< New Latin Zygopter(a) (see zygo-, -ptera) + -an

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