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Noun chalcis has 1 sense
  1. Chalcis, genus Chalcis - type genus of the Chalcididae
    --1 is a kind of arthropod genus
    --1 is a member of Chalcididae, family Chalcididae, Chalcidae, family Chalcidae
    --1 has members: chalcis fly

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Sense 1: A city in ancient Greece located on the island of Euboea.
Example sentence: The city of Chalcis was an important trading hub in ancient times.
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Sense 2: Any of various small insects belonging to the family Chrysomelidae, commonly known as leaf beetles.
Example sentence: The chalcis beetle is known for its metallic green color and delicate wing structure.
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Sense 3: A genus of parasitic wasps belonging to the family Chalcididae.
Example sentence: The chalcis wasp is an effective biocontrol agent against certain agricultural pests.
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"Chalcis" can also be spelled as "Chalkis."

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