\\ˌpīrəˈmȯrfəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Pyromorpha, type genus (from pyr- + morpha) + -idae
: a family of day-flying moths with smoky or translucent wings that are sometimes marked with metallic colors

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