Definition of neuropteroid in US English:

neuropteroid

adjective

Entomology
  • Resembling insects of the order Neuroptera; specifically designating or belonging to a group (sometimes referred to as the section Neuropterida) that comprises the neuroptera in the broader sense.

noun

Entomology
  • A neuropteroid insect.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Samuel Scudder (1837–1911). From Neuroptera + -oid.