-idae

plural noun suffix

Definition of -idae

  1. :  members of the family of —in names of zoological families Felidae

Origin and Etymology of -idae

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


Medical Dictionary

-idae

noun plural suffix -i·dae \ə-ˌdē\

Medical Definition of -idae

  1. :  members of the family of—in names of zoological families Hominidae Ixodidae


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