plural noun Brachy·ce·phal·i·dae \-ə̇ˈfaləˌdē\

Definition of Brachycephalidae

  1. :  a large family of small Neotropical toads (suborder Procoela) having partial or complete median fusion of the shoulder girdle

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Origin and Etymology of brachycephalidae

New Latin, from Brachycephalus, type genus (from brachy- + -cephalus) + -idae

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