Membracidae

plural noun

Mem·​brac·​i·​dae
memˈbrasəˌdē
: a large family of Homoptera consisting of the treehoppers

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Membracis, type genus (from Greek membrak-, membrax cicada) + -idae

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“Membracidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Membracidae. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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