plural noun

: a small family of minute inconspicuous moths usually having larvae that are initially leaf miners and later casebearers

Word History


New Latin, from Incurvaria, type genus (from Latin incurvus curved in—from in- in- entry 2 + curvus curved—+ New Latin -aria) + -idae

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“Incurvariidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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