plural noun suffix

: members of the family of
in names of zoological families

Word History


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

Dictionary Entries Near -idae

Cite this Entry

“-idae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-idae. Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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