Gyrinidae

plural noun Gy·rin·i·dae \jə̇ˈrinəˌdē, jī-\

Definition of Gyrinidae

  1. :  a family of aquatic beetles comprising the whirligig beetles

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Origin and Etymology of gyrinidae

New Latin, from Gyrinus, type genus (from Greek gyrinos tadpole, from gyros round) + -idae


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