[ lam-puh-rid ]
/ ˈlæm pə rɪd /
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any of several beetles of the family Lampyridae, comprising the fireflies.
belonging or pertaining to the lampyrids.
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Example sentences from the Web for lampyrid
The Lampyrid have the elytra weak and soft, like the insects of the preceding tribe.The Insect World|Louis Figuier