Definition of Macropterous

1. a. Having long wings.



Definition of Macropterous

1. Adjective. Having long wings or fins. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Macropterous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Macropterous

1. Having long wings. See: Macropteres. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Macropterous

macropolitics
macropolycyte
macropore
macropores
macroporous
macroprism
macroprisms
macroprogramming
macropromyelocyte
macroprosopia
macroprosopous
macroprudential
macropsia
macropsy
macropteres
macropterous (current term)
macropus
macropyramid
macropyramids
macroradical
macroradicals
macrorealism
macrorealist
macrorealistic
macroreality
macroreentrant
macroregion
macroregional
macroregions
macrorestriction map

Literary usage of Macropterous

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1. Researches on North American Acridiidae by Albert Pitts Morse (1904)
"macropterous AND BRACHYPTEROUS SPECIES OP LOCUSTS. The presence of apterous or brachypterous, that is to say, flightless, species of insects in a relatively ..."

2. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"The species being so long known only in the brachypterous state, it is natural at first glance to look upon these macropterous individuals as varieties or ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"Form of the prairie region of North America, probably also of California : macropterous, more slender and less hairy than the coast insect. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"Form of the prairie region of North America, probably also of California : macropterous, more slender and less hairy than the coast insect. ..."

5. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1901)
"In the macropterous form long and broadly rounding posteriorly ; venation ... Length: macropterous form, 3 mm.; brachypterous, 9, 2.5 mm.; £ , 1.6 mm. ..."

6. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1916)
"Of the unmated specimens one male and one female are macropterous and four females brachypterous. In the brachypterous individuals the apices of the tegmina ..."

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