[huh-mop-ter-uh n, hoh-] /həˈmɒp tər ən, hoʊ-/
Any of various insects belonging to the group Homoptera. Homopterans suck sap from plants and can be very destructive. They include the cicadas, treehoppers, leafhoppers, aphids, scale insects, whiteflies, and mealybugs. Some scientists consider the homopterans to be a suborder of the order Hemiptera, while others consider them to be a separate insect order.
[huh-mop-ter-uh s, hoh-] /həˈmɒp tər əs, hoʊ-/ adjective 1. belonging or pertaining to the Homoptera, an order of insects closely related to the hemipterous insects (in some classifications a suborder of Hemiptera) but having membranous forewings and hind wings, including the aphids, cicadas, leafhoppers, planthoppers, and scale insects. /həʊˈmɒptərəs/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or […]
[hoh-mawr-gan-ik, hom-awr-] /ˌhoʊ mɔrˈgæn ɪk, ˌhɒm ɔr-/ adjective, Phonetics. 1. (of two or more speech sounds) having the same place of articulation, as p, b, and m, which are all bilabial. /ˌhəʊmɔːˈɡænɪk; ˌhɒm-/ adjective 1. (phonetics) (of a consonant) articulated at the same point in the vocal tract as a consonant in a different class. […]
[hoh-moh sey-pee-uh nz] /ˈhoʊ moʊ ˈseɪ pi ənz/ noun 1. (italics) the species of bipedal primates to which modern humans belong, characterized by a brain capacity averaging 1400 cc (85 cubic in.) and by dependence upon language and the creation and utilization of complex tools. 2. . /ˈsæpɪˌɛnz/ noun 1. the specific name of modern […]
noun 1. the subspecies of the genus Homo in which modern humans are classified.