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Noun: hymenopteran (hymenoptera,hymenopterans)  ,hI-mu'nóp-tu-run
  1. Insects having two pairs of membranous wings and an ovipositor specialized for stinging or piercing
    - hymenopterous insect, hymenopteron, hymenopter

Derived forms: hymenoptera, hymenopterans

Type of: insect

Part of: Hymenoptera, order Hymenoptera

Encyclopedia: Hymenopteran