plural noun
Con·​gri·​dae | \ ˈkäŋgrəˌdē \

Definition of Congridae

: the family of fishes (order Apodes) comprising the conger eels and extinct related forms

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Other Words from Congridae

congroid \ -​ˌgrȯid \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Congridae

New Latin, from Congr-, Conger, type genus + -idae

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“Congridae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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