Definition of tenebrionid in English:

tenebrionid

Line breaks: tene|bri¦onid
Pronunciation: /tɪˌnɛbrɪˈɒnɪd/

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noun

Entomology
  • A beetle of a family (Tenebrionidae) that comprises the darkling beetles.

Origin

1920s: from modern Latin Tenebrionidae (plural), from tenebrio 'night spirit'.

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