Agaontidae

plural noun
Ag·a·on·ti·dae | \ˌa-gā-ˈän-tə-ˌdē\

Definition of Agaontidae 

: a family of small chiefly tropical chalcid wasps having the fore and hind pairs of legs heavier than the middle pair and the male usually wingless — see fig wasp

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First Known Use of Agaontidae

circa 1947, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Agaontidae

borrowed from New Latin, from Agaont-, Agaon, a genus of fig wasps (derivative of supposed Greek agáos “admirable,” invented on the basis of Greek aga-, intensifying prefix, ágē “wonder, amazement”) + -idae -idae

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