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Having small or reduced wings.
- ‘It is microphthalmic, micropterous, depigmented, with reduced size, globular shape, and short and robust appendages.’
- ‘This tergal modification seems to occur only in micropterous specimens, with reduced forewings.’
- ‘This information was based on 43 adults collected in Jackson and Union counties from April to November, 1996-1998, all of which are micropterous and also housed in the SIUEC.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.