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

  • adj. Of or belonging to the hemopterous insect suborder Heteroptera, which includes the true bugs, characterized by forewings and hind wings that differ from one another.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Belonging or relating to the Heteroptera.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having diversiform wings; having the wings composed of several distinct parts; specifically, pertaining to or having the characters of the Heteroptera.


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