Tenthredinoidea

plural noun

Ten·​thre·​di·​noi·​dea
ˌten(t)thrədəˈnȯidēə
: a superfamily (suborder Chalastogastra) of hymenopterous insects comprising the sawflies and being coextensive with Tenthredinidae in its broadest use

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Tenthredin-, Tenthredo + -oidea

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“Tenthredinoidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tenthredinoidea. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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