plural noun
Ce·​pol·​i·​dae | \ sə̇ˈpäləˌdē, -pōl-\

Definition of Cepolidae

: a family of elongated marine percoid fishes having the dorsal and anal fins elongated and confluent at the end of the pointed tail — see ribbonfish sense 1b

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History and Etymology for Cepolidae

New Latin, from Cepola, type genus (Linnaean name of unknown origin) + -idae

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