plural noun
Ra·​phid·​i·​o·​dea | \ rəˌfidēˈōdēə\

Definition of Raphidiodea

: a small suborder of Neuroptera that comprises the snake flies, includes the family Raphidiidae and a few related insects, and is often considered an independent order or replaced by Megaloptera

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History and Etymology for Raphidiodea

New Latin, from Raphidium + -odea

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