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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Parasita as a group of hemipterous insects; the true lice, of the families Pediculidæ and Polyctenidæ.
  • n. A series or subsection of hymenopterous insects, comprising the Cynipidæ, Evaniidæ, Ichneumonidæ, Braconidæ, Chalcididæ, and Proctotrupidæ.

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