plural noun Pipun·cu·li·dae \ˌpī(ˌ)pənˈkyüləˌdē, ˌpīˌpəŋˈk-, ˌpipənˈk-\

Definition of Pipunculidae

  1. :  a family of two-winged flies (suborder Cyclorrhapha) including small flies having very large eyes and having larvae that are parasitic on other insects

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Origin and Etymology of pipunculidae

New Latin, from Pipunculus, type genus + -idae

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a brief usually trivial fact

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