Libellulidae

plural noun
Li·​bel·​lu·​li·​dae | \ ˌlībəˈlüləˌdē \

Definition of Libellulidae

: a large family of dragonflies having the abdomen triangular in cross section and females without a well-developed ovipositor — see libellula

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History and Etymology for Libellulidae

New Latin, from Libellula, type genus + -idae

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“Libellulidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Libellulidae. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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