Coccolithophoridae

plural noun
Coc·​co·​lith·​o·​phor·​i·​dae

Definition of Coccolithophoridae

: a family of minute marine chrysomonad flagellates having a skeleton of calcareous plates — see coccolithophore

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History and Etymology for Coccolithophoridae

New Latin, from Coccolithophora, type genus (from English coccolith + New Latin -o- + -phora) + -idae

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“Coccolithophoridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Coccolithophoridae. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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