plural noun Cor·bu·li·dae \kȯ(r)ˈbyüləˌdē\

Definition of Corbulidae

  1. :  a family of bivalve mollusks (suborder Myacea) comprising the basket shells

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Origin and Etymology of corbulidae

New Latin, from Corbula, type genus (from Latin corbula little basket, diminutive of corbis basket) + -idae — more at corbeil

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to cast off or become cast off

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