plural noun
Co·​bit·​i·​dae | \ kəˈbitəˌdē\

Definition of Cobitidae

: a family of slender Old World cyprinoid fishes having long barbels at the mouth and living at the bottom of flowing waters where they feed on small invertebrates

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History and Etymology for Cobitidae

New Latin, from Cobitis, type genus (from Greek kōbitis like the gudgeon, from kōbios gudgeon) + -idae

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