Definition of Lampyrid

1. Noun. a lightning bug ¹



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Definition of Lampyrid

1. any of a family of beetles [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lampyrid

lampshading
lampshell
lampshells
lampstand
lampstands
lampuka
lampukas
lampuki
lampukis
lampwork
lampworked
lampworker
lampworkers
lampworking
lampworks
lampyrid (current term)
lampyrids
lampyrine
lampyrines
lampyris
lamrim
lams
lamster
lamsters
lana
lanai
lanais
lanaries
lanarkite
lanary

Literary usage of Lampyrid

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1. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. by American Entomological Society (1882)
"... of the lampyrid.tt of the United MaiĀ« N. BY JOHN L. LF.CONTE, MD The term lampyridae in this memoir in used in the same extended sense as in my work on ..."

2. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"A larva of a large lampyrid and once I witnessed a conflict between a large ... The lampyrid was apparently biting it, and was covered with froth and mucus. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1898)
"lampyrid beetle all look almost exactly alike while flying. Professor Uhler spoke of the progress of his work upon the ..."

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