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ootheca Line breaks: oo|theca
Pronunciation: /ˌəʊəˈθiːkə/

Definition of ootheca in English:

noun (plural oothecae ˌəʊəˈθiːkiː)

The egg case of cockroaches, mantises, and related insects.


Mid 19th century: from oo- 'of an egg' + Greek thēkē 'receptacle'.

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