anthocoridae

plural noun

an·​tho·​cor·​i·​dae
-ˈkȯrəˌdē
: a family of small active bugs including a number predacious on other insects

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Anthocoris, type genus (from anth- entry 1 + Greek koris bug) + -idae

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“Anthocoridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anthocoridae. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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