What is another word for coleoptera?

Pronunciation: [kˈə͡ʊləptəɹə] (IPA)

Coleoptera is a term used to refer to beetles, an order of insects known for their harden forewings. Synonyms for Coleoptera include the term "scarab," which refers to a family of beetles best known for their association with ancient Egyptian culture. Other synonyms include the terms "weevil," "ground beetle," and "firefly," all of which refer to specific sub-species of beetles with unique physical attributes. While the word "Coleoptera" may be most commonly used in entomological circles, synonyms such as these provide a rich and varied vocabulary for people interested in the remarkable world of beetles.

Synonyms for Coleoptera:

What are the hypernyms for Coleoptera?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Animalia (Animals), Arthropoda (Arthropods), Insecta (Insects), Tracheata (tracheates).

What are the hyponyms for Coleoptera?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Coleoptera?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the meronyms for Coleoptera?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Coleoptera

Spry and Shuckard, coleoptera Delineated, pl.
"On the Origin and Metamorphoses of Insects"
Sir John Lubbock
Nor is Balaninus the only genus of coleoptera which affords us examples of this fact.
"On the Origin and Metamorphoses of Insects"
Sir John Lubbock
To-day I find him dried and ready for the insect-pin and the cabinet on the window-sill beneath the web, which affords at all times its liberal entomological assortment-coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Diptera, and Lepidoptera.
"My Studio Neighbors"
William Hamilton Gibson

Famous quotes with Coleoptera

  • Only our voices and gray strips of palm like shining backs  of coleoptera, atrocious and suffering under the infinite sun; …
    Caterina Davinio

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