plural noun Pter·o·phor·i·dae \ˌterəˈfȯrəˌdē\

Definition of Pterophoridae

  1. :  a family of moths comprising the plume moths and having larvae that are usually leaf rollers

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Origin and Etymology of pterophoridae

New Latin, from Pterophorus, type genus (from pter- + -phorus) + -idae

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