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homopterous insect

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n homopterous insect insects having membranous forewings and hind wings
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Usage

In literature:

Among insects there are innumerable instances; thus Linnaeus, misled by external appearances, actually classed an homopterous insect as a moth.
"On the Origin of Species" by Charles Darwin
Homopterous insect, imitating leaf-cutting ants, 331, 332.
"Darwin, and After Darwin (Vol. 1 and 3, of 3)" by George John Romanes
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