Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
neuropterous

neu·rop·ter·ous

neuropterous

pronunciation:
n rap t rs
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: relating or belonging to a group of insects that have four membranous, lacy wings, such as the lacewing and ant lion.
Word Parts
The word neuropterous contains the following parts:
pter, ptero, pteryg, pteryx Greek root that means wing, fin