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chrysomelid

[ kris-uh-mel-id, -mee-lid ]
/ ˌkrɪs əˈmɛl ɪd, -ˈmi lɪd /
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noun
any beetle of the family Chrysomelidae, comprising the leaf beetles.
adjective
belonging or pertaining to the family Chrysomelidae.
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Origin of chrysomelid

1920–25; <New Latin Chrysomelidae name of the family, equivalent to Chrysomel(a) a genus (feminine derivative of Greek chrȳsómēlon quince, equivalent to chrȳso-chryso- + mêlon apple; see -a4) + -idae-id2
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