plural noun
Pem·​phre·​don·​i·​dae | \ ˌpem(p)frəˈdänəˌdē \

Definition of Pemphredonidae

: a family of small wasps that provision their nests with aphids and other small homopterous insects

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History and Etymology for Pemphredonidae

New Latin, from Pemphredon, type genus (from Greek pemphrēdōn, a wasp) + -idae; akin to Sanskrit bambhara bee

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“Pemphredonidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Apr. 2020.

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