-pterous

(redirected from -pteran)

-pterous

or

-pteran

adj combining form
(Zoology) indicating a specified number or type of wings: dipterous.
[from Greek -pteros, from pteron wing]
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-pterous

a combining form meaning “having wings” of the kind or number specified: dipterous.
[< Greek -pteros, adj. derivative of pterón wing]
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