braconid

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noun brac·o·nid \ˈbra-kə-(ˌ)nid\

Definition of braconid

  1. :  any of a large family (Braconidae) of small usually black or brown parasitoid hymenopterous insects related to the ichneumon wasp

braconid

adjective

Origin and Etymology of braconid

ultimately from Greek brachys


First Known Use: circa 1893


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