from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. An extensive division of Coleoptera, including those that normally have five-jointed tarsi. It embraces about half of all the known species of the Coleoptera.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A group of Coleoptera, containing; those families of beetles all the tarsi of which are five-jointed (with some anomalous exceptions).
- A prime division of the hymenopterous family Chalcididæ, comprising 13 subfamilies, in which the tarsi are five-jointed.
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