plural noun Tu·bu·lif·era \ˌt(y)übyəˈlif(ə)rə\

Definition of Tubulifera

  1. 1 in some classifications :  a group of Hymenoptera comprising the families Serphidae and Chrysididae or the Chrysididae alone and being distinguished by a tubular ovipositor

  2. 2 :  a suborder of Thysanoptera including those that have the last segment of the abdomen tubular


\-rən\ noun, plural


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Origin and Etymology of tubulifera

New Latin, from tubulifer tubuliferous

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a trip made at another's expense

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