Halictidae

plural noun
Ha·​lic·​ti·​dae | \ həˈliktəˌdē\

Definition of Halictidae

: a cosmopolitan family of small black or brightly metallic solitary bees including many pollinators valuable to agriculture

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Other Words from Halictidae

halictine \ -​ˌtīn , -​tə̇n \ adjective

History and Etymology for Halictidae

New Latin, from Halictus, type genus + -idae

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