Cydippida

plural noun
Cy·dip·pi·da | \ -pədə \

Definition of Cydippida 

: an order of Ctenophora comprising forms having two long slender tentacles and unbranched meridional and stomodaeal vessels

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History and Etymology for Cydippida

New Latin, from Cydippe + -ida

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cydnid

Cydnidae

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