Definition of dytiscid in English:

dytiscid

Pronunciation /dɪˈtɪskɪd//dɪˈtɪsɪd/

noun

Biology
  • A beetle of a family (Dytiscidae) that comprises most water beetles.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from modern Latin Dytiscidae, from Dytiscus (genus name), from Greek dutikos able to dive, from duein dive.

Pronunciation

dytiscid

/dɪˈtɪskɪd//dɪˈtɪsɪd/