plural noun Cic·in·del·i·dae \ˌsisə̇nˈdeləˌdē\

Definition of Cicindelidae

  1. :  a family of active free-flying usually bright colored diurnal predaceous beetles comprising the tiger beetles

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Origin and Etymology of cicindelidae

New Latin, from Cicindela, type genus (from Latin, glowworm) + -idae; akin to Latin candēre to shine — more at candid

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