plural noun Syn·les·ti·dae \sə̇nˈlestəˌdē\

Definition of Synlestidae

  1. :  a family of primitive mostly tropical damselflies

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Origin and Etymology of synlestidae

New Latin, from Synlestes, type genus (irregular from syn- + Greek lēistēs robber) + -idae — more at lestobiosis

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capable of being understood in two ways

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