hymenopteron

hymenopteron

[hahy-muh-nop-ter-uhn]
noun, plural hymenoptera [hahy-muh-nop-ter-ter-uh] .

Origin:
1875–80; < Greek, neuter singular of hymenópteros hymenopterous

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hymenopteran or hymenopteron (ˌhaɪmɪˈnɒptərən)
 
n , pl -terans, -tera, -terons
any hymenopterous insect
 
hymenopteron or hymenopteron (ˌhaɪmɪˈnɒptərən, -tərə)
 
n

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