pyromorphidae

py·ro·mor·phi·dae

English syllables. 2014.

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  • pyromorphidae — ˌpīrəˈmȯrfəˌdē noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Pyromorpha, type genus (from pyr + morpha) + idae : a family of day flying moths with smoky or translucent wings that are sometimes marked with metallic colors …   Useful english dictionary

  • lepidopteran — /lep i dop teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. lepidopterous. n. 2. a lepidopterous insect. [1850 55; LEPIDOPTER(A) + AN] * * * Any of the more than 100,000 species constituting the order Lepidoptera (Greek: scaly wing ): butterflies, moths, and skippers. The… …   Universalium

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