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Chalcid Wasp

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Noun

1. chalcid, chalcid fly, chalcid wasp, chalcidfly

any of various tiny insects whose larvae are parasites on eggs and larvae of other insects; many are beneficial in destroying injurious insects

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Chalcid Wasp

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noun
any tiny hymenopterous insect of the family Chalcididae and related families, whose larvae are parasites of other insects

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Chalcid Wasp

see synonyms of chalcid wasp
noun
1. 
any of a large family (Chalcididae) of very small wasps, either four-winged or wingless, many of whose larvae live as parasites in the eggs, larvae, or pupae of other insects
: also chalcid fly (or wasp)
adjective
2. 
of these insects

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