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-pterous

1.
a combining form meaning “having wings” of the kind or number specified:
dipterous.
Origin
< Greek -pteros, adj. derivative of pterón wing; see -ous
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-pterous

combining form
1.
indicating a specified number or type of wings: dipterous
Word Origin
from Greek -pteros, from pteron wing
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