Definitions

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

  • n. A wingless insect of the order Thysanura, constituting the bristletails.
  • adj. Of, relating to, or belonging to the order Thysanura.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of various insects, of the order Thysanura, known for their three long caudal filaments.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the Thysanura. Also used adjectively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Thysanurous.
  • n. A member of the Thysanura.

Etymologies

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

From New Latin Thysanūra, order name : Greek thusanos, tassel + Greek ourā, tail; see ors- in Indo-European roots.

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