Cucumariidae

plural noun
Cu·​cu·​ma·​ri·​idae | \ ˌkyük(y)əməˈrīəˌdē \

Definition of Cucumariidae

: a large family of shallow-water sea cucumbers (order Dendrochirota) having a number of intricately branched oral tentacles, an internal madreporite, and a well-developed respiratory tree

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History and Etymology for Cucumariidae

New Latin, from Cucumaria, type genus + -idae

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

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