a combining form meaning “having wings” of the kind or number specified: dipterous.

< Greek -pteros, adj. derivative of pterón wing; see -ous

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-pterous or -pteran
adj combining form
indicating a specified number or type of wings: dipterous
[from Greek -pteros, from pteron wing]
-pteran or -pteran
adj combining form
[from Greek -pteros, from pteron wing]

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