: a genus (the type of the family Corydalidae) of large megalopterous insects that includes the dobsons and in some classifications is placed in the family Sialidae

Word History


New Latin, from Latin, crested lark, from Greek korydalos; akin to Latin cornu horn

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“Corydalus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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