plural noun Ae·o·lid·i·dae \ˌē-ə-ˈli-də-ˌdē\

Definition of Aeolididae

  1. :  a family that is made up of nudibranchs that have many nematocysts obtained from the hydroids on which they feed and that is sometimes placed with related families in a superfamily (Aeolidoidea)

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Origin and Etymology of aeolididae

borrowed from New Latin, from Aeolid-, Aeolis, aeolis + -idae -idae

First Known Use: 1882

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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