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alderfly

[awl-der-flahy] /ˈɔl dərˌflaɪ/
noun, plural alderflies.
1.
any of several dark-colored neuropterous insects of the family Sialidae, the larvae of which are aquatic and predacious on other aquatic insects.
Origin of alderfly
1820-1830
1820-30; alder + fly2
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