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Zygaenidae

Zy·gae·ni·dae \-nəˌdē\

Definition of Zygaenidae

  1. taxonomic synonym of sphyrnidae

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Origin and Etymology of zygaenidae

New Latin, from Zygaena (from Greek zygaina hammerheaded shark) + -idae


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Zygaenidae

plural noun Zy·gae·ni·dae \"\

Definition of Zygaenidae

  1. :  a family of moths including the foresters, burnet moths, and related moths most of which are bright-colored and day-flying

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Origin and Etymology of zygaenidae

New Latin, from Zygaena, type genus (from Greek zygaina) + -idae


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