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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