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heteropterous

/ˌhɛtəˈrɒptərəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Heteroptera, a suborder of hemipterous insects, including bedbugs, water bugs, etc, in which the forewings are membranous but have leathery tips Compare homopterous
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Heteroptera, from hetero- + Greek pteron wing
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