Tetrastichus

noun

Te·​tras·​ti·​chus
-kəs
: a genus of minute chalcid flies that contains numerous hyperparasites and is sometimes made the type of a distinct family

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek tetrastichos of four lines

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“Tetrastichus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tetrastichus. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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