Forficulidae

noun
typical earwigs
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Dermaptera, ↑order Dermaptera
Member Meronyms: ↑Forficula, ↑genus Forficula

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\\ˌfȯrfə̇ˈkyüləˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Forficula, type genus + -idae
: a large cosmopolitan family of insects (order Dermaptera) that have the abdomen depressed and the forceps flattened or cylindrical and that comprise the typical earwigs — see forficula

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