lepidopteron

lepidopteron

[lep-i-dop-ter-uhn]
noun, plural lepidoptera [lep-i-dop-ter-uh] .
any lepidopterous insect.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin, equivalent to lepido- lepido- + Greek -pteron, neuter of -pteros -pterous

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lepidopteron

noun
insect that in the adult state has four wings more or less covered with tiny scales [syn: lepidopterous insect
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