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apterous
Wingless.
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Word Entries at Word Info: “apterous
apterous (adjective) (not comparable)
1. In zoology, descriptive of creatures that have no wings: The biology class planned to visit the apterous section of the local zoo to learn about insects that have no wings.
2. Botany, having no winglike parts or extensions: When Joe planned his garden, he included many apterous plants which would not disseminate their seeds with winglike structures.