isopteran

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i·sop·ter·an

 (ī-sŏp′tə-rən)
n.

[From New Latin Isoptera, order name : Greek īsos, equal + Greek pteron, wing (from the equal length of the two pairs of wings borne by a swarming adult termite ).]

i·sop′ter·an, i·sop′ter·ous (-tər-əs) adj.

isopteran

(aɪˈsɒptərən)
n
(Zoology) zoology a member of the order Isoptera which includes social, colonizing insects such as termites
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Adj.1.isopteran - relating to or characteristic of insects of the order Isoptera
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