plural noun
Plu·​si·​idae | \ plüˈsīəˌdē \

Definition of Plusiidae

: a family of moths that are closely related to and often included among the Noctuidae, have hairy eyes and larvae which move like spanworms, and include various economic pests — see plusia

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History and Etymology for Plusiidae

New Latin, from Plusia, type genus + -idae

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“Plusiidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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