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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“Clupeoidea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Clupeoidea. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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