plural noun
Do·​rad·​i·​dae | \ dəˈradəˌdē \

Definition of Doradidae

: a family of South American armored catfishes (type genus Doras) having a series of bony plates along the sides that are reputed to journey overland in search of water during dry seasons

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History and Etymology for Doradidae

New Latin, from Dorad-, Doras, type genus + -idae

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“Doradidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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