plural noun

: a small but widely distributed family of the order Entotrophi comprising minute chiefly tropical subterranean insects

Word History


New Latin, from Projapyg-, Projapyx, type genus (from pro- entry 1 + Japyg-, Japyx) + -idae

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“Projapygidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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