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


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

 He·mip·tera /hɪˈmɪptərə/ 名詞 複數

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 He·mip·te·ra n. pl.  Zool. An order of hexapod insects having a jointed proboscis, including four sharp stylets (mandibles and maxillae), for piercing. In many of the species (Heteroptera) the front wings are partially coriaceous, and different from the others.
 Note:They are divided into the Heteroptera, including the squash bug, soldier bug, bedbug, etc.; the Homoptera, including the cicadas, cuckoo spits, plant lice, scale insects, etc.; the Thysanoptera, including the thrips, and, according to most recent writers, the Pediculina or true lice.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : plant bugs; bedbugs; some true bugs; also includes suborders
          Heteroptera (true bugs) and Homoptera (e.g., aphids,
          plant lice and cicadas) [syn: order Hemiptera]