plural noun Ser·phi·dae \-fəˌdē\

Definition of Serphidae

  1. :  a family of small serphoid wasps having a tubular retractile ovipositor and being parasitic in the eggs and larvae of other insects

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Origin and Etymology of serphidae

New Latin, from Serphus, type genus (from Greek serphos a small winged insect) + -idae

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to cast off or become cast off

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