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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Apterous  \Ap"ter*ous\,  a. 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  Destitute  of  wings;  apteral;  as  apterous 
  insects. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  Destitute  of  winglike  membranous  expansions,  as  a 
  stem  or  petiole;  --  opposed  to  {alate}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  apterous 
  adj  :  (of  insects)  without  wings  [syn:  {apteral}] 




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