plural noun Arad·i·dae \əˈradəˌdē\

Definition of Aradidae

  1. :  a family of small flat narrow-headed bugs usually living under bark and including a South American species capable of inflicting severe bites

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Origin and Etymology of aradidae

borrowed from New Latin, from Aradus, the type genus (from Latin Aradus, island and town off the coast of Phoenicia—modern Arwad, Syria—borrowed from Greek Árados) + -idae -idae

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to cast off or become cast off

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