Cidaridae

plural noun

Ci·​dar·​i·​dae
sə̇ˈdarəˌdē
: a family of sea urchins including all recent members of the order Cidaroida and comprising a number of forms that are widely distributed in warm seas

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Cidaris, type genus + -idae

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“Cidaridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cidaridae. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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