homopteran Entomology


homopteran Entomology
homopteran Entomology [hɒ'mɒpt(ə)r(ə)n]
noun a bug of the group Homoptera, comprising those with uniform forewings, such as the plant bugs, aphids, and cicadas. Compare with heteropteran.
adjective relating to homopterans.
Derivatives
homopterous adjective
Origin
from mod. L. Homoptera, from homo- + Gk pteron 'wing'.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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