tetrapteran

tetrapterous

[te-trap-ter-uhs]
adjective
1.
Zoology. having four wings or winglike appendages.
2.
Botany. having four winglike appendages.

Origin:
1820–30; < Greek tetrápteros. See tetra-, -pterous

tetrapteran, adjective, noun
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tetrapterous (tɛˈtræptərəs)
 
adj
1.  (of certain insects) having four wings
2.  biology having four winglike extensions or parts
 
[C19: from New Latin tetrapterus, from Greek tetrapteros, from tetra- + pteron wing]

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