-ini

noun plural suffix
-i·​ni | \ əˌnī, ᵊnˌī, ˈē(ˌ)nē, ˈēni, ˈīˌnī \

Definition of -ini

: animals that are or have the form of in names of higher taxa especially of tribes and orders Anacanthini

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History and Etymology for -ini

New Latin, from Latin, masculine plural of -inus -ine

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“-ini.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-ini. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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