plural noun
Cy·​ma·​ti·​idae | \ ˌsīməˈtīəˌdē, ˌsim- \

Definition of Cymatiidae

: a family of large chiefly tropical gastropod mollusks (suborder Taenioglossa) that includes the typical tritons

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History and Etymology for Cymatiidae

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

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“Cymatiidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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