-inae

plural noun suffix

Definition of -inae

: members of the subfamily of in all names of zoological subfamilies in recent classificationsFelinae

History and Etymology for -inae

New Latin -īnae, from Latin, feminine plural of -īnus

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about -inae

Statistics for -inae

Cite this Entry

“-inae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-inae. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

Comments on -inae

What made you want to look up -inae? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words of Snow and Ice Quiz

  • image1037863653
  • Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!