Myodaria

plural noun
My·​o·​dar·​ia | \ ˌmīəˈda(a)rēə \

Definition of Myodaria

: a very large section of the suborder Brachycera that comprises typical two-winged flies having 3-jointed antennae with an arista on the third segment, a distinctly segmented abdomen, leg bases near together on each segment, and modified wing venation

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Other Words from Myodaria

myodarian \ ¦⸗⸗¦da(a)rēən \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Myodaria

New Latin, irregular from Greek myia fly + -ōdēs -ode + New Latin -aria

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“Myodaria.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Myodaria. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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