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pyralid

  

      n  
1    any moth of the mostly tropical family Pyralidae, typically having narrow forewings and broad fringed hind wings: includes the bee moths and the corn borer  
      adj  
2    of, relating to, or belonging to the family Pyralidae  
     (C19: via New Latin from Greek puralis: a mythical winged insect believed to live in fire, from pur fire)  
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