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One entry found for elytron.
Main Entry: el·y·tron
Pronunciation: primarystressel-schwa-secondarystressträn
Variant(s): also el·y·trum /-trschwam/
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural ely·tra /-trschwa/
: one of the thick modified front wings in beetles and some other insects that protect the hind pair of wings that are used for flying

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