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Noun: neuropteran  n(y)û'róp-tu-run [N. Amer], nyû'róp-tu-run [Brit]
  1. Insect having biting mouthparts and four large membranous wings with netlike veins
    - neuropteron, neuropterous insect

Derived forms: neuropterans

Type of: insect

Part of: Neuroptera, order Neuroptera

Encyclopedia: Neuropteran