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apterous definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: (of insects) without wings [syn: apterous, apteral]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Greek apteros, from a- + pteron wing more at feather Date: 1775 lacking wings <apterous insects>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 Zool. (of insects) without wings. 2 Bot. (of seeds or fruits) having no winglike expansions. Etymology: Gk apteros f. a- not + pteron wing

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Apterous Ap"ter*ous, a. 1. (Zo["o]l.) Destitute of wings; apteral; as, apterous insects. 2. (Bot.) Destitute of winglike membranous expansions, as a stem or petiole; -- opposed to alate.



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