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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 co·le·op·tera /ˌkoliˈɑptərə/
 甲蟲類;鞘翅類

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 co·le·op·te·ra /ˌkolɪˈɑptərə/ 名詞 複數

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Co·le·op·te·ra n. pl.  Zool. An order of insects having the anterior pair of wings (elytra) hard and horny, and serving as coverings for the posterior pair, which are membranous, and folded transversely under the others when not in use. The mouth parts form two pairs of jaws (mandibles and maxillæ) adapted for chewing. Most of the Coleoptera are known as beetles and weevils.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Coleoptera
      n : beetles [syn: order Coleoptera]