Eu`plex*op"te*ra\, n. pl. [NL., fr. ?. ? well + ? to plait + ? a wing.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of insects, including the earwig. The anterior wings are short, in the form of elytra, while the posterior wings fold up beneath them. See Earwig.
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