Hymenoptera

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From neuter plural of Ancient Greek ὑμενόπτερος (humenópteros, membrane-winged), from ὑμήν (humḗn, thin skin, membrane) +‎ πτερόν (pterón, feather, wing) +‎ -ος (-os, adjectival suffix).

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Hymenoptera

  1. A taxonomic order within the superorder Endopterygota – the sawflies, wasps, bees and ants.

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