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het·er·op·ter·an

 (hĕt′ə-rŏp′tər-əs)
n.
Any of numerous hemipteran insects of the suborder Heteroptera, characterized by forewings that have a thick leathery basal section and a membranous apical section, and including the stinkbugs and waterstriders.

[From New Latin Heteroptera, suborder name : hetero- (from the two sections of their forewings ) + Greek pteron, wing; see -pter.]

het′er·op′ter·an, het′er·op′ter·ous adj.
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