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braconid

noun brac·o·nid \ˈbra-kə-(ˌ)nid\

Definition of BRACONID

:  any of a large family (Braconidae) of small usually black or brown parasitoid hymenopterous insects related to the ichneumon wasp
braconid adjective

Origin of BRACONID

ultimately from Greek brachys
First Known Use: circa 1893

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