Definition of Ploiaria
: the type genus of the family Ploiariidae comprising fragile-bodied bugs with elongated cylindrical heads, prominent eyes, raptorial forelimbs, and the remaining limbs greatly elongated and filamentous
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Origin and Etymology of ploiaria
New Latin, probably modification of Greek ploiarion boat, diminutive of ploion ship; akin to Greek plein to sail, float — more at flow
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