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sialid

[sahy-uh-lid]
noun
  1. any neuropterous insect of the family Sialidae, comprising the alderflies.
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adjective
  1. belonging or pertaining to the family Sialidae.
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Origin of sialid

< New Latin Sialidae name of the family, equivalent to Sialid-, stem of Sialis a genus (Greek sialís a kind of bird) + -idae -id2
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