aegeriid

1 of 2

adjective

ae·​ge·​ri·​id
ē-ˈjir-ē-əd
: of or relating to the clearwing moths (family Sesiidae synonym Aegeriidae)

aegeriid

2 of 2

noun

ae·​ge·​ri·​id
ē-ˈjir-ē-əd
plural -s
: a clearwing moth (family Sesiidae synonym Aegeriidae)

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

New Latin Aegeriidae

First Known Use

Adjective

1896, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aegeriid was in 1896

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“Aegeriid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aegeriid. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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