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Noun: Neuroptera
  1. An order of insects including: lacewings; antlions; dobsonflies; alderflies; fish flies; mantispids; spongeflies
    - order Neuroptera
Noun: neuropteron (neuroptera)
  1. Insect having biting mouthparts and four large membranous wings with netlike veins
    - neuropteran, neuropterous insect

Type of: animal order, insect

Part of: class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta

Encyclopedia: Neuroptera