from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In Macleay's classification, one of the prime divisions of the class Insecta, distinguished from Aptera, corresponding to Latreille's Pterodicera, and divided primarily into Mandibulata and Haustellata. See Pterygota.
- singular A genus of the red algæ, common on both the Atlantic and the Pacific coast. Popularly known as feather-weed.
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