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chalcid

noun chal·cid \ˈkal-səd\

Definition of CHALCID

:  any of a superfamily (Chalcidoidea) of mostly minute wasps parasitic in the larval state on the larvae or pupae of other insects
chalcid adjective

Origin of CHALCID

ultimately from Greek chalkos copper, bronze
First Known Use: 1893

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July 06, 2015
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