plural noun Lon·chop·ter·i·dae \ˌläŋˌkäpˈterəˌdē\

Definition of Lonchopteridae

  1. :  a family of small two-winged flies with porrect antennae and lanceolate wings

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Origin and Etymology of lonchopteridae

New Latin, from Lonchoptera, type genus (from lonch- + -ptera) + -idae

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