Cypraeidae

plural noun
Cy·​prae·​i·​dae | \ -əˌdē \

Definition of Cypraeidae

: a family of marine gastropod mollusks (suborder Taenioglossa) comprising the cowries — see cypraea

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History and Etymology for Cypraeidae

New Latin, from Cypraea, type genus + -idae

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“Cypraeidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cypraeidae. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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