plural noun Dre·pan·i·dae \drəˈpanəˌdē\

Definition of Drepanidae

  1. :  a family of small slender moths usually having the tips of the forewings hooked — see hooktip

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Origin and Etymology of drepanidae

New Latin, from Drepana, type genus (from Greek drepanē sickle) + -idae; from the shape of the forewings

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