Meaning of thysanopteran

thy•sa•nop•ter•an

Pronunciation: (thī"su-nop'tur-un, this"u-), [key]
— adj.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the insect order Thysanoptera, comprising the thrips.
—n.
  1. a thysanopteran insect; a thrips.
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