plural noun
Nau·​cor·​i·​dae | \ nȯˈkȯrəˌdē, -kär-\

Definition of Naucoridae

: a widely distributed family of aquatic predaceous hemipterous insects comprising the water creepers and having the body broad, oval, and flat and the front femora greatly enlarged

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History and Etymology for Naucoridae

New Latin, from Naucoris, type genus + -idae

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