noun Hab·ro·brac·on \ˌhabrōˈbrakən\

Definition of Habrobracon

  1. 1 :  a genus of very small wasps (family Braconidae) that are parasitic on caterpillars and that are valuable for laboratory studies of genetics

  2. 2 or habrobracon plural habrobracons :  any insect of the genus Habrobracon

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Origin and Etymology of habrobracon

New Latin, from habro- + Bracon genus of ichneumon wasps — more at braconidae

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