plural noun
Den·​ta·​li·​i·​dae | \ ˌdentᵊlˈīəˌdē \

Definition of Dentaliidae

: a family of tooth shells that have the foot trilobate — see dentalium

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History and Etymology for Dentaliidae

New Latin, from Dentalium, type genus + -idae

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“Dentaliidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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