: a genus (the type of the family Hemerobiidae) of small usually dark-colored lacewings with wings mottled with smoky brown compare aphis lion

Word History


New Latin, from Greek hēmerobios living for a day, from hēmero- + -bios (from bios mode of life)

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“Hemerobius.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hemerobius. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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