plural noun Ptin·i·dae \ˈtinəˌdē\

Definition of Ptinidae

  1. :  an extensive family of serricorn beetles of small size and usually brown color that live mostly on dead animal and vegetable matter

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Origin and Etymology of ptinidae

New Latin, from Ptinus, type genus + -idae

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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