Definition of dytiscid in English:

dytiscid

Pronunciation /dɪˈtɪsɪd//dɪˈtɪskɪd/

noun

Entomology
  • 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

/dɪˈtɪsɪd//dɪˈtɪskɪd/