staphylinid

noun
staph·​y·​li·​nid | \ ˌsta-fə-ˈlī-nəd How to pronounce staphylinid (audio) \

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staphylinid adjective

First Known Use of staphylinid

1862, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for staphylinid

New Latin Staphylinidae, ultimately from Greek staphylē bunch of grapes

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The first known use of staphylinid was in 1862

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Staphyleaceae

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“Staphylinid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/staphylinid. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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