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ap·ter·ous

 (ăp′tər-əs)
adj.
Having no wings or winglike extensions: an apterous insect.

apterous

(ˈæptərəs)
adj
1. (Zoology) (of insects) without wings, as silverfish and springtails
2. (Botany) without winglike expansions, as some plant stems, seeds, and fruits
[C18: from Greek apteros wingless, from a-1 + pteron wing]
ˈapterˌism n

ap•ter•ous

(ˈæp tər əs)

adj.
wingless: an apterous insect.
[1765–75; < Greek ápteros wingless. See a-6, -pterous]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.apterous - (of insects) without wingsapterous - (of insects) without wings    
wingless - lacking wings