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chal•cid•fly



Pronunciation: (kal'sid-flī"), [key]
n.,
pl. -flies.

any of numerous small flies of the family Chalcididae, often having bright metallic coloration, the larvae of which are chiefly parasitic on various stages of other insects. Also called chal•cid Pronunciation: (kal'sid), [key] chal'cid fly", chal'cid wasp".

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chalcedonyChalcidice
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