anoplura

Anoplura

An`o*plu"ra\ ([a^]n`[-o]*pl[=u]"r[.a]), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. 'an priv. + 'o`plon weapon, sting + o'yra` tail.] (Zo["o]l.) A group of insects which includes the lice.
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