Tipulidae

plural noun

Ti·​pu·​li·​dae
tə̇ˈpyüləˌdē
: a large family of long-legged usually slender two-winged flies comprising the crane flies and often resembling enormous mosquitoes

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Tipula, type genus + -idae

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“Tipulidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tipulidae. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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