[ kal-sid-flahy ]
/ ˈkæl sɪdˌflaɪ /
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noun, plural chal·cid·flies.
any of numerous small flies of the family Chalcididae, often having bright metallic coloration, the larvae of which are chiefly parasitic on various stages of other insects.
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Also called chal·cid [kal-sid], /ˈkæl sɪd/, chalcid fly, chalcid wasp .
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