plural noun Tri·chop·ter·yg·i·dae

Definition of Trichopterygidae

  1. :  a family of clavicorn beetles having 3-jointed tarsi and the wings fringed with long hairs and including the smallest beetles known

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Origin and Etymology of trichopterygidae

New Latin, from Trichopteryg-, Trichopteryx, type genus (from trich- + -pteryx) + -idae

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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