plural noun
Cam·​pan·​u·​la·​ri·​i·​dae | \ (ˌ)kamˌpanyələˈrīəˌdē \

Definition of Campanulariidae

: a large family of marine hydrozoan polyps (suborder Leptomedusae) having globular manubria and comprising forms with free medusae (as those of the genus Obelia) and others with the medusae replaced by sessile gonophores (as in the type genus Campanularia)

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History and Etymology for Campanulariidae

New Latin, from Campanularia, type genus + -idae

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“Campanulariidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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