plural noun Sphin·gi·dae \-jəˌdē\

Definition of Sphingidae

  1. :  a family of typically large heavy-bodied strong-flying moths with narrow elongated wings that comprise the hawk moths

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Origin and Etymology of sphingidae

New Latin, from Sphing-, Sphinx, type genus + -idae

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