Definition of Hymenoptera in English:

Hymenoptera

Syllabification: Hy·me·nop·ter·a
Pronunciation: /ˌhīməˈnäptərə
 
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Entomology
1A large order of insects that includes the bees, wasps, ants, and sawflies. These insects have four transparent wings and the females typically have a sting.
More example sentences
  • They frequently feed on Hymenoptera (bees, wasps and ants), Diptera (true flies), Hemiptera (true bugs) and Coleoptera (beetles).
  • They belong to the order Hymenoptera, which includes bees, wasps, sawflies, and ichneumons.
  • Lepidoptera, Coleoptera and Hymenoptera were the most represented orders in terms of the number of species observed.
1.1 (as plural noun hymenoptera) Insects of the order Hymenoptera.

Origin

modern Latin (plural), from Greek humenopteros 'membrane-winged', from humēn 'membrane' + pteron 'wing'.

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