Dasyatidae

plural noun Dasy·at·i·dae \ ˌdasēˈatəˌdē \

Definition of Dasyatidae

:a family of elasmobranchs (type genus Dasyatis) comprising most of the common stingrays

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Origin and Etymology of dasyatidae

New Latin, from Dasyatis, type genus (irregular from dasy- + Greek batis ray, skate) + -idae


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