plural noun Ly·gae·idae \līˈjēəˌdē\

Definition of Lygaeidae

  1. :  an extensive family of plant-sucking often brilliantly colored true bugs — see chinch bug

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Origin and Etymology of lygaeidae

New Latin, from Lygaeus, type genus (from Greek lygaios shadowy) + -idae

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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