Cymatiidae

plural noun

Cy·​ma·​ti·​idae
ˌsīməˈtīəˌdē,
ˌsim-
: a family of large chiefly tropical gastropod mollusks (suborder Taenioglossa) that includes the typical tritons

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Cymatium, type genus (from Greek kymation) + -idae

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“Cymatiidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cymatiidae. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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