- homopteran Entomology [hɒ'mɒpt(ə)r(ə)n]noun a bug of the group Homoptera, comprising those with uniform forewings, such as the plant bugs, aphids, and cicadas. Compare with heteropteran.adjective relating to homopterans.Derivativeshomopterous adjectiveOriginfrom mod. L. Homoptera, from homo- + Gk pteron 'wing'.
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