plural noun Ti·phi·idae \tə̇ˈfīəˌdē\

Definition of Tiphiidae

  1. :  a family of rather small slender usually black and often hairy wasps that as larvae parasitize the grubs of various scarabaeid beetles — see tiphia

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Origin and Etymology of tiphiidae

New Latin, from Tiphia, type genus + -idae

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