Definition of pentatomoid in English:

pentatomoid

adjective

Entomology
  • Resembling a pentatomid bug; of or relating to the heteropteran superfamily Pentatomoidea, which includes the pentatomids.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Century Dictionary. From scientific Latin Pentatoma + -oid.

Pronunciation

pentatomoid

/pɛnˈtatəmɔɪd/