rhipiptera

\\rə̇ˈpipt(ə)rə\
Etymology: New Latin, from rhipi- + -ptera
synonym of strepsiptera

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Rhipipˈtera or Rhipidopˈtera plural noun
The Strepsiptera
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Main Entry:rhipidate

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Rhipiptera — Strepsiptera Strep*sip te*ra, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a turning (fr. ? to twist) + ? a wing.] (Zo[ o]l.) A group of small insects having the anterior wings rudimentary, and in the form of short and slender twisted appendages, while the posterior… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rhipiptera — rhi·pip·tera …   English syllables

  • Rhipipter — Rhi*pip ter, n. [Gr. ??? a fan + ??? wing.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the {Rhipiptera}, a group of insects having wings which fold like a fan; a strepsipter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Strepsiptera — Strep*sip te*ra, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a turning (fr. ? to twist) + ? a wing.] (Zo[ o]l.) A group of small insects having the anterior wings rudimentary, and in the form of short and slender twisted appendages, while the posterior ones are large …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Веерокрылые — (Strepsiptera s. Rhipiptera) небольшой отряд насекомых, замечательный оригинальным образом жизни и резко выраженным половым диморфизмом. Самцы имеют две пары крыльев, из которых передние зачаточные и на верхушках закручены, а задние очень велики …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Rhipidoptĕra — (Rhipiptěra), so v.w. Fächerflügler …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Fächerflügler — (Rhipiptera, Strepsitera Kirby), Familie der Halbdeckflügler, von Burmeister jedoch zu den Käfern u. zwar in die Familie der Mordellina gezählt; 6 Füße, 2 große, häutige, fächerartig ausgebreitete Flügel, an dem Bruststück vorn 2 flügeldeckartige …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • rhipipterous — )rəs adjective Etymology: New Latin Rhipiptera + English ous : strepsipteral …   Useful english dictionary

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