noun plural suffix

Definition of -IDAE

:  members of the family of —in names of zoological families <Felidae>

Origin of -IDAE

New Latin, from Latin, from Greek -idai, plural of -idēs


noun plural suffix -i·dae \ə-ˌdē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of -IDAE

:  members of the family of—in names of zoological families <Hominidae> <Ixodidae>


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