Cochliodontidae

plural noun Co·chli·o·don·ti·dae

Definition of Cochliodontidae

  1. :  a family of Carboniferous and Permian tectospondylic elasmobranch fishes having the few teeth broad and arched

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Origin and Etymology of cochliodontidae

New Latin, from Cochliodont-, Cochliodus, type genus (from cochli-, from Greek kochlos, a kind of shellfish + New Latin -odus) + -idae — more at cochlea


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