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Wordnet 3.0


1. (of insects) without wings;
[syn: apterous, apteral]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Apterous \Ap"ter*ous\, a. 1. (Zool.) Destitute of wings; apteral; as, apterous insects. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Destitute of winglike membranous expansions, as a stem or petiole; -- opposed to alate. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

apterous adj 1: (of insects) without wings [syn: apterous, apteral]