Chimaeridae

plural noun
Chi·​mae·​ri·​dae | \ -mirəˌdē, -mer- \

Definition of Chimaeridae

: a family of Holocephali that includes the chimaeras and with extinct related forms constitutes the order Chimaerae

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History and Etymology for Chimaeridae

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 24 Nov. 2020.

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