/ˈhaɪmənɒptə/ (say 'huymuhnoptuh)

hymenopteran /haɪməˈnɒptərən/ (say huymuh'noptuhruhn), adjective, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Hymenopter — Hy me*nop ter, n. [Cf. F. hym[ e]nopt[ e]re.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Hymenoptera. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hymenopter — hy·me·nop·ter …   English syllables

  • hymenopter — noun insects having two pairs of membranous wings and an ovipositor specialized for stinging or piercing • Syn: ↑hymenopterous insect, ↑hymenopteran, ↑hymenopteron • Hypernyms: ↑insect • Hyponyms: ↑bee, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hymenopteran — n. any insect of the order Hymenoptera having four transparent wings, including bees, wasps, and ants. Derivatives: hymenopterous adj. Etymology: mod.L hymenoptera f. Gk humenopteros membrane winged (as HYMENIUM, pteron wing) * * * noun insects… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hymenopteran — /huy meuh nop teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. hymenopterous. n. 2. Also, hymenopter. a hymenopterous insect. [1875 80; HYMENOPTER + AN] * * * ▪ insect Introduction   any member of the third largest and perhaps the most beneficial to humans of all insect… …   Universalium

  • Sclerogibbidae — ? Sclerogibbidae Научная классификация Царство: Животные Тип: Членистоногие Класс: Насекомые …   Википедия

  • -pter — a combining form meaning one with wings of the kind specified: hymenopter. [see PTEROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sclerogibbidae —   Sclerogibbidae …   Wikipedia Español

  • ant — n pismire, hymenopteron, hymenopter, Chiefly Dial. emmet, Latin, formica, Fr. fourmit Span, hor miga; red ant, agricultural ant, harvester ant, leaf cutting ant; foraging ant, army ant, driver ant, legionary ant; carpenter ant, white ant, termite …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • chalcid — noun any of various tiny insects whose larvae are parasites on eggs and larvae of other insects; many are beneficial in destroying injurious insects • Syn: ↑chalcid fly, ↑chalcidfly, ↑chalcid wasp • Hypernyms: ↑hymenopterous insect, ↑hymenopteran …   Useful english dictionary

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