Clupeoidea

plural noun
Clu·pe·oi·dea | \ˌklüpēˈȯidēə\

Definition of Clupeoidea 

: a large suborder (order Isospondyli) comprising the herrings and related fishes

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History and Etymology for Clupeoidea

New Latin, from Clupea + -oidea

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