Tachinidae

noun
parasites on other insects
Syn: ↑family Tachinidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Diptera, ↑order Diptera
Member Meronyms: ↑tachina fly

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\\taˈkinəˌdē, təˈk-\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Tachina, type genus (from Greek tachinos swift, fleet, from tachos speed + -inos -ine) + -idae — more at tacho-
: a large family of specialized two-winged flies that have bare aristae, are active flyers, and produce larvae which are parasitic in caterpillars and other insects and are important factors in the natural control of various noxious insects — see tachina fly

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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