Chimaeridae

plural noun

Chi·​mae·​ri·​dae
-mirəˌdē,
-mer-
: a family of Holocephali that includes the chimaeras and with extinct related forms constitutes the order Chimaerae

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Chimaera, type genus + -idae

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“Chimaeridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chimaeridae. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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