Definition of -idae

: members of the family of in names of zoological familiesFelidae

History and Etymology for -idae

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

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“-idae.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-idae. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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