Thynnidae

plural noun Thyn·ni·dae \-nəˌdē\

Definition of Thynnidae

  1. :  a family of aculeate hymenopterans confined mainly to Australia and having the females wingless and much smaller than the winged males

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Origin and Etymology of thynnidae

New Latin, from Thynnus, type genus (from Latin thynnus, thunnus tunny) + -idae — more at tunny


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