Thysanuran meaning

thīsə-no͝orən, -nyo͝or-
Any of various wingless insects of the order Thysanura, which is usually defined as consisting solely of the silverfish and excluding bristletails of the order Archaeognatha.
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Any of an order (Thysanura) of very primitive insects that have bristlelike appendages at the rear end, including bristletails and silverfish.
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Any of various insects, including the silverfish and firebrats, of the order Thysanura, which have three long caudal filaments.
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Origin of thysanuran

  • From New Latin Thysanūra order name Greek thusanos tassel Greek ourā tail ors- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition