plural noun Ti·pu·li·dae \tə̇ˈpyüləˌdē\

Definition of Tipulidae

  1. :  a large family of long-legged usually slender two-winged flies comprising the crane flies and often resembling enormous mosquitoes

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Origin and Etymology of tipulidae

New Latin, from Tipula, type genus + -idae

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