Megathymidae

plural noun Mega·thy·mi·dae

Definition of Megathymidae

  1. :  a family of strong-flying North American skipper butterflies that is often considered a subfamily of Hesperiidae — see agaveworm, giant skipper

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Origin and Etymology of megathymidae

New Latin, from Megathymus, type genus (from mega- + Greek thymos warty excrescence, thymus) + -idae


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