sialid

sialid

[sahy-uh-lid]
noun
1.
any neuropterous insect of the family Sialidae, comprising the alderflies.
adjective
2.
belonging or pertaining to the family Sialidae.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin Sialidae name of the family, equivalent to Sialid-, stem of Sialis a genus (Greek sialís a kind of bird) + -idae -id2

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