-nectae

noun plural combining form
-nec·​tae | \ ˈnek(ˌ)tē \

Definition of -nectae

: ones that swim in a (specified) way taxonomic names in zoology Cystonectae

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History and Etymology for -nectae

New Latin, from Greek nēktai, plural of nēktēs swimmer, from nēchein to swim

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“-nectae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-nectae. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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