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Related to family Cynipidae: cynipid gall wasp
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|Noun||1.||family Cynipidae - a family of Hymenoptera|
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Hymenoptera, order Hymenoptera - an order of insects including: bees; wasps; ants; ichneumons; sawflies; gall wasps; etc.
cynipid gall wasp, cynipid wasp, gall wasp, gallfly - small solitary wasp that produces galls on oaks and other plants