Hesperiidae

plural noun Hes·per·i·idae \ˌhespəˈrīəˌdē\

Definition of Hesperiidae

  1. :  a large family of skipper butterflies (superfamily Hesperioidea) comprising the typical skippers — see hesperia — compare megathymidae

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Origin and Etymology of hesperiidae

New Latin, from Hesperia, type genus + -idae


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