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Meaning of neuropterous

neu•rop•ter•ous

Pronunciation: (noo-rop'tur-us, nyoo-), [key]
— adj.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the Neuroptera, an order of insects characterized by four membranous wings having netlike venation, comprising the ant lions, lacewings, dobsonflies, alderflies, fishflies, snakeflies, mantispids, and spongillaflies.
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