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staphylinid

[staf-uh-lin-id, -lahy-nid] /ˌstæf əˈlɪn ɪd, -ˈlaɪ nɪd/
noun
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < New Latin Staphylinidae family name, equivalent to Staphylin(us) genus name (< Greek staphylînos kind of insect) + -idae -id2
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