plural noun
Clin·​i·​dae | \ ˈklinəˌdē \

Definition of Clinidae

: a family of viviparous blennies widely distributed in the intertidal zone of temperate and tropical seas and especially abundant in California and southern Africa

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History and Etymology for Clinidae

New Latin, from Clinus, type genus + -idae

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“Clinidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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