Nabidae

plural noun Nab·i·dae \ˈnabəˌdē\

Definition of Nabidae

  1. :  a widely distributed family of predaceous bugs that are related to the assassin bugs and typically have a four-segmented rostrum through which they suck the blood of soft-bodied insects

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Origin and Etymology of nabidae

New Latin, from Nabis, type genus (from Latin, giraffe) + -idae


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