Caecidae

plural noun
Cae·ci·dae | \ ˈsēsəˌdē , -ēkə- \

Definition of Caecidae 

: a family of minute marine gastropod mollusks (order Pectinibranchia) having the shells initially spiral but ultimately cylindrical and comprising the blind shells

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First Known Use of Caecidae

circa 1849, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Caecidae

New Latin, from Caecum, type genus (from Latin, neuter of caecus blind) + -idae

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