Definition of nemocerous in English:

nemocerous

adjective

Entomology
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  • Belonging or relating to the group Nemocera (now the suborder Nematocera) of dipteran flies; nematoceran, nematocerous.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From scientific Latin Nemocera (P. A. Latreille in Nouveau Dictionnaire d'Histoire Naturelle X. 288; irregularly from ancient Greek νῆμα thread + κέρας horn: see kerato-) + -ous.

Pronunciation

nemocerous

/nɪˈmɒs(ə)rəs/