chrysomelid

[kris-uh-mel-id, -mee-lid]
adjective
  1. belonging or pertaining to the family Chrysomelidae.

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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