Syrphid meaning

sûr'fĭd
Any of numerous flies of the family Syrphidae, most of which resemble bees or wasps in form and coloration. Adult syrphids feed on the nectar and pollen of flowers, and the larvae of many species feed on aphids.
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Of or pertaining to flies of the family Syrphidae.
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Any species of the hoverfly family Syrphidae.
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(hoverfly): syrphus (genus Syrphus)
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Origin of syrphid

From New Latin Syrphidae family name from Syrphus type genus from Greek surphos gnat