plural noun
Chal·​cid·​i·​dae | \ -əˌdē\

Definition of Chalcididae

: a family of chalcid flies now restricted to certain typical forms but formerly somewhat coextensive with the superfamily Chalcidoidea

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History and Etymology for Chalcididae

New Latin, from Chalcid-, Chalcis, type genus + -idae

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