Colpodidae

plural noun

Col·​po·​di·​dae
kälˈpōdəˌdē
: a large family of common and widely distributed chiefly aquatic free-living holotrichous ciliates

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from New Latin, from Colpoda Colpoda + -idae -idae

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“Colpodidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Colpodidae. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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