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 Dictionary entry overview: What does order Dermaptera mean? 

  The noun ORDER DERMAPTERA has 1 sense:

1. earwigs and a few related forms

  Familiarity information: ORDER DERMAPTERA used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1order Dermaptera [BACK TO TOP]


Earwigs and a few related forms

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals


Dermaptera; order Dermaptera

Hypernyms ("order Dermaptera" is a kind of...):

animal order (the order of animals)

Meronyms (members of "order Dermaptera"):

earwig (any of numerous insects of the order Dermaptera having elongate bodies and slender many-jointed antennae and a pair of large pincers at the rear of the abdomen)

family Forficulidae; Forficulidae (typical earwigs)

Holonyms ("order Dermaptera" is a member of...):

class Hexapoda; class Insecta; Hexapoda; Insecta (insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species)

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