Hesperiidae

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

Definition of Hesperiidae 

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

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History and Etymology for Hesperiidae

New Latin, from Hesperia, type genus + -idae

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