Aetobatidae

Aeto·bat·i·dae \ā-ˌe-tə-ˈba-tə-ˌdē, ā-ˌē-\

Definition of Aetobatidae

  1. taxonomic synonym of myliobatidae

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Origin and Etymology of aetobatidae

borrowed from New Latin Aëtobatidae, from Aëtobatus, a genus comprising the eagle rays (from Greek āetós, aietós “eagle” + -o- -o- + bátos, “bramble, thornback ray (or a similar fish)”) + -idae -idae — more at aetites, batologist


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