plural noun
Nym·​phi·​dae | \ ˈnim(p)fəˌdē \

Definition of Nymphidae

: a small family of primitive neuropterous insects related to the ant lions and confined to the Australian region

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History and Etymology for Nymphidae

New Latin, from Nymphes, type genus (from Latin nympha nymph) + -idae

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“Nymphidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nymphidae. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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