Anisoptera /ˌanʌɪˈzɒptərə/

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I. plural noun


[Entomology] a group of insects which comprises the dragonflies. Compare with Zygoptera.

●Suborder Anisoptera, order Odonata.
II. derivatives

anisopteran
noun, adjective


– origin modern Latin (plural), from Greek anisos ‘unequal’ + pteron ‘wing’.

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