Braconid meaning

brăk'ə-nĭd
Any of numerous parasitic wasps of the family Braconidae, the majority of which have larvae that are parasitoids of other insects.
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Any of several parasitic wasps of the family Braconidae.
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Origin of braconid

  • From New Latin Braconidae family name possibly from Greek brakhus short brachy–
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition