plural noun Pan·toph·thal·mi·dae \ˌpan‧ˌtäfˈthalməˌdē\

Definition of Pantophthalmidae

  1. :  a family of two-winged flies including large flies that are restricted to the American tropics and have larvae which bore in solid wood

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Origin and Etymology of pantophthalmidae

New Latin, from Pantophthalmus, type genus (from pant- + -ophthalmus) + -idae

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a trip made at another's expense

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