plural noun Chry·so·pi·dae \krə̇ˈsōpəˌdē\

Definition of Chrysopidae

  1. :  a family of pale green golden-eyed unpleasant-smelling lacewing flies having carnivorous larvae called aphis lions

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Origin and Etymology of chrysopidae

New Latin, from Chrysopa, type genus (from chrys- + -opa, from Greek ōp-, ōps face) + -idae

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capable of being understood in two ways

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