plural noun Ge·las·to·cor·i·dae \jəˌlastōˈkȯrəˌdē\

Definition of Gelastocoridae

  1. :  a family of bugs (order Hemiptera) consisting of the toad bugs

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Origin and Etymology of gelastocoridae

New Latin, from Gelastocoris, type genus (from Greek gelastos laughable + koris bug) + -idae

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to cast off or become cast off

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