-morphae

noun plural combining form
-mor·​phae | \ ˈmȯrˌfē, ˈmȯ(ə)ˌ- \

Definition of -morphae

: ones having (such) a form in names of zoological taxa, especially of birds, larger than a genus Psittacomorphae

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History and Etymology for -morphae

New Latin, from feminine plural of -morphus -morphous

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“-morphae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-morphae. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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