Meaning of CICADELLIDAE in English

-əˌdē noun plural

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin, from Cicadella, type genus + -idae

in some especially formerly classifications : a large family of leafhoppers:

a. : a very large family comprising all the leafhoppers and certain related insects

b. : a family more or less exactly coextensive with Tettigellidae

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.