plural noun Cram·bi·dae \ˈkrambəˌdē\

Definition of Crambidae

  1. :  a diverse family of small and slender to large and stout-bodied moths that often have prominent labial palpi, hind wings that fold under the body or lay flat when at rest, and larvae that are agricultural pests In some taxonomic classifications, the family Crambidae is considered a subfamily (Crambinae) of the family Pyralidae. — see grass moth, snout moth

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Origin and Etymology of crambidae

New Latin, from Crambus, type genus + -idae

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