Brachypterous meaning

bră-kĭp'tər-əs
Having short or rudimentary wings, as certain insects.
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Having incompletely developed or very short wings, as certain insects.
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Having short or rudimentary wings, as certain insects.
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(zoology) Having short, possibly non-functional wings.
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Origin of brachypterous

  • From Greek brakhupteros brakhu- brachy- pteron wing –pter
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • brachy- +‎ -pterous
    From Wiktionary