Lyonetia

noun
Ly·​o·​ne·​tia | \ ˌlīəˈnēsh(ē)ə \

Definition of Lyonetia

: a genus of moths that is the type of the family Lyonetiidae

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History and Etymology for Lyonetia

New Latin, from Pierre Lyonet (also, Lyonnet) †1789 Dutch entomologist + New Latin -ia

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“Lyonetia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lyonetia. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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