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sphingid

[sfin-jid] /ˈsfɪn dʒɪd/
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Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; < Neo-Latin Sphingidae family name, equivalent to sphing- (stem of Sphinx type genus) + -idae -idae; see -id2
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