Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the superfamily Libelluloidea — very many dragonflies including the skimmers.

Etymologies

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Libellulus +‎ -idae

Examples

  • The larvae of the larger and heavier dragon-flies (Libellulidae and Aeschnidae) breathe mostly in this way.

    The Life-Story of Insects

  • Did you know that my faimly, Libellulidae, is the largest among dragonflies.

    Think Progress

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