plural noun Col·po·di·dae \kälˈpōdəˌdē\

Definition of Colpodidae

  1. :  a large family of common and widely distributed chiefly aquatic free-living holotrichous ciliates

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Origin and Etymology of colpodidae

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

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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