timema

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

timema (plural timemas)

  1. Any stick insect in the genus Timema and suborder Timematodea, which are native to western North America (mostly California), and which, having split off early from the ancestral group, are considered to preserve many primitive features.

Anagrams[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From timi (to fear) +‎ -ema.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /timˈema/
  • Hyphenation: tim‧e‧ma
  • Rhymes: -ema

Adjective[edit]

timema (accusative singular timeman, plural timemaj, accusative plural timemajn)

  1. timid