siphon apterous

siphonapterous

[sahy-fuh-nap-ter-uhs]
adjective
belonging or pertaining to the insect order Siphonaptera, comprising the fleas.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin Siphonapter(a) (< Greek siphōn- siphono- + a- a-6 + -ptera, neuter plural of -pteros -pterous) + -ous

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