Sphingidae

noun
hawkmoths
Syn: ↑family Sphingidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Lepidoptera, ↑order Lepidoptera
Member Meronyms:

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\\-jəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Sphing-, Sphinx, type genus + -idae
: a family of typically large heavy-bodied strong-flying moths with narrow elongated wings that comprise the hawkmoths

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  • Sphingidae — Sphịngidae   [griechisch], die Schwärmer …   Universal-Lexikon

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