Cochliodontidae

plural noun
Co·​chli·​o·​don·​ti·​dae

Definition of Cochliodontidae

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

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History and Etymology for Cochliodontidae

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

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“Cochliodontidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cochliodontidae. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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