Definition of strongylid in English:

strongylid

noun

Zoology
  • Any of numerous nematode worms constituting the family Strongylidae (order or suborder Strongylida), which are common as disease-producing parasites, especially in the gut of grazing mammals.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Science. From scientific Latin Strongylus, genus name + -id, after Strongylidae, family name.