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family ichneumonidae


Definitions from WordNet

Noun family ichneumonidae has 1 sense
  1. Ichneumonidae, family Ichneumonidae - ichneumon flies
    --1 is a kind of arthropod family
    --1 is a member of Hymenoptera, order Hymenoptera
    --1 has members: ichneumon fly

Definitions from the Web

Family Ichneumonidae

The family Ichneumonidae is a large group of parasitic wasps belonging to the order Hymenoptera. These wasps are known for their diversity and abundance, with over 60,000 species described worldwide.

Senses and Usages:

Sense 1:

Noun: A family of parasitic wasps

Example Sentence: The family Ichneumonidae is one of the largest families within the order Hymenoptera.

Sense 2:

Noun: The collective term for the wasps in the family Ichneumonidae

Example Sentence: Ichneumonidae can be found in diverse habitats all around the world.

Sense 3:

Adjective: Relating to or characteristic of the family Ichneumonidae

Example Sentence: The researcher studied the behavior of an ichneumonidae wasp species in its natural habitat.

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