Hydrometridae

plural noun Hy·dro·met·ri·dae

Definition of Hydrometridae

:a family of small slender long-legged semiaquatic bugs closely related to the water striders

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Origin and Etymology of hydrometridae

New Latin, from Hydrometra, type genus (from hydr- + -metra, from Greek metrein to measure, traverse, from metron measure) + -idae


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