family Gyrinidae


family Gyrinidae
noun
whirligig beetles
Syn: ↑Gyrinidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Coleoptera, ↑order Coleoptera
Member Meronyms: ↑whirligig beetle

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