Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One of the forewings of a hemipterous insect, having a thick membranous apex.

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  • n. An insect's forewing with both membranous and hardened portions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the partially thickened anterior wings of certain insects, as of many Hemiptera, the earwigs, etc.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

hem(i)- + elytron.

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hemi- +‎ elytron

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