Libellulidae

plural noun

Li·​bel·​lu·​li·​dae
ˌlībəˈlüləˌdē
: a large family of dragonflies having the abdomen triangular in cross section and females without a well-developed ovipositor see libellula

Word History

Etymology

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 4 Oct. 2023.

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