plural noun Sce·no·pin·i·dae \ˌsēnəˈpinəˌdē\

Definition of Scenopinidae

  1. :  a family of small elongated two-winged flies that sometimes congregate about windows — see window fly

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Origin and Etymology of scenopinidae

New Latin, from Scenopinus, type genus (perhaps modification of Greek skēnopoios one that makes tents, from skēno- —from skēnē tent—+ poiein to make) + -idae — more at scene, poet

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a brief usually trivial fact

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