brachypterous

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bra·chyp·ter·ous

 (bră-kĭp′tər-əs)
adj.
Having short or rudimentary wings, as certain insects.

[From Greek brakhupteros : brakhu-, brachy- + pteron, wing; see -pter.]

bra·chyp′ter·ism (-tə-rĭz′əm) n.

brachypterous

(bræˈkɪptərəs)
adj
(Zoology) having very short or incompletely developed wings: brachypterous insects.
braˈchypterism n

bra•chyp•ter•ous

(brəˈkɪp tər əs)

adj.
having short wings.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.brachypterous - (especially of certain insects) having very short or rudimentary wings
winged - having wings or as if having wings of a specified kind; "the winged feet of Mercury";
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