Definition of parapsidal in English:

parapsidal

adjective

Entomology
  • Of or relating to the parapsides of an insect; specifically designating two longitudinal marks on the mesoscutum of certain hymenopterans.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From parapsid- + -al.

Pronunciation

parapsidal

/pəˈrapsɪdl/