Thyrididae

plural noun Thy·rid·i·dae \-dəˌdē\

Definition of Thyrididae

  1. :  a family of small moths having the wings marked with translucent spots

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Origin and Etymology of thyrididae

New Latin, from Thyrid-, Thyris, type genus (from Greek thyrid-, thyris window, diminutive of thyra door) + -idae — more at door


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