plural noun
Ypon·​o·​meu·​ti·​dae | \ -ütəˌdē \

Definition of Yponomeutidae

: a family of tineoid moths including ermine moths and various brightly colored moths some of which have larvae that are injurious to fruits

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History and Etymology for Yponomeutidae

New Latin, from Yponomeuta type genus + -idae

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“Yponomeutidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Yponomeutidae. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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