pyralid

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py·ral·id

noun \pī-ˈra-ləd\

Definition of PYRALID

:  any of a very large heterogeneous family (Pyralidae) of mostly small slender long-legged moths
pyralid adjective

Origin of PYRALID

ultimately from Latin pyralis, fly fabled as living in fire, from Greek, from pyr fire
First Known Use: 1870

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