solpugid

[ sol-pyuh-jid ]
/ ˈsɒl pyə dʒɪd /

noun

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Origin of solpugid

1870–75; <New Latin Solpugidae name of the family, equivalent to Solpug(a) a genus (Latin salpūga a venomous ant) + -idae-id2
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