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chironomid

/kaɪˈrɒnəmɪd/
noun
1.
a member of the Chironomidae, a family of nonbiting midges
adjective
2.
of or relating to this family
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin chironomus, from Greek kheironomos a gesturer, from kheir hand + nomos manager + -id²
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