neuropteran[no̵o räp′tər ən, nyo̵o-]
Origin of neuropteran; from Modern Latin Neuroptera (; from neuro- + ptero-) + -an
Origin of neuropteranFrom New Latin Neuroptera, order name : Greek neuron, vein, tendon; see neuron + Greek ptera, pl. of pteron, wing; see –pter.
- neu·rop′ter·an, neu·rop′ter·ous
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