plural noun
Ev·​a·​ni·​idae | \ ˌevəˈnīəˌdē \

Definition of Evaniidae

: a family of hymenopterous insects comprising the ensign flies

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History and Etymology for Evaniidae

New Latin, from Evania, type genus (from Greek euanios taking trouble easily, from eu- + ania trouble) + -idae

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“Evaniidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Evaniidae. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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