plural noun
Nyc·​te·​ri·​bi·​idae | \ ˌniktərəˈbīəˌdē \

Definition of Nycteribiidae

: a family consisting of the bat flies

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History and Etymology for Nycteribiidae

New Latin, from Nycteribia, type genus (from Greek nykteris bat + New Latin -bia) + -idae

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“Nycteribiidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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