Definition of Hymenopteran

1. Noun. Insects having two pairs of membranous wings and an ovipositor specialized for stinging or piercing.




Definition of Hymenopteran

1. n. One of the Hymenoptera.

Definition of Hymenopteran

1. Noun. (biology) Any insect of the order ''Hymenoptera''; the bees, wasps and ants etc. ¹

2. Adjective. Characteristic of these insects ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hymenopteran

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Medical Definition of Hymenopteran

1. One of the Hymenoptera. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hymenopteran

hymenlike
hymenoid
hymenolepiasis
hymenolepidid
hymenolepis
hymenology
hymenomycetes
hymenophoral trama
hymenophore
hymenophores
hymenoplasties
hymenoplasty
hymenopter
hymenoptera
hymenopteral
hymenopteran (current term)
hymenopterans
hymenopteron
hymenopterons
hymenopterous
hymenopterous insect
hymenopters
hymenorrhaphies
hymenostomatida
hymenotomy
hymens
hymenæal
hymie
hymies

Literary usage of Hymenopteran

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1. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1922)
"The best conception of what the agent could have been in nature inclined to a hymenopteran of apt proclivity. Since it had ceased operations, ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1907)
"... (a parasitic hymenopteran) says that the polar nuclei proliferate and form a layer which gives risa to the membrane enclosing the embryo. ..."

3. Text-book of the Embryology of Invertebrates by Eugen Korschelt, Karl Heider, Edward Laurens Mark, William McMichael Woodworth, Matilda Bernard, Martin Fountain Woodward (1899)
"A second pair which here, as in the hymenopteran larva, is transformed into spinning glands, belongs to the segment of the second maxillae (Fig. ..."

4. A Study of Origins: Or, The Problems of Knowledge, of Being and of Duty by Edmond de Pressensé (1885)
"... has learned to hook itself on to the hairs with which the body of this hymenopteran is furnished, and thus to have itself carried into the cradle which ..."

5. Elementary Text-book of Zoology by K[arl] Claus, F. G. Heathcote, Carl F. Claus (1884)
"... cylindrical maggot, which becomes a pupa within the hymenopteran pupa, ami as such bores its ..."

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