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staphylinid

noun staph·y·li·nid \ˌsta-fə-ˈlī-nəd\

Definition of STAPHYLINID

staphylinid adjective
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Origin of STAPHYLINID

New Latin Staphylinidae, ultimately from Greek staphylē bunch of grapes
First Known Use: 1862

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