Dorippidae

plural noun
Do·​rip·​pi·​dae | \ -pəˌdē \

Definition of Dorippidae

: a nearly cosmopolitan family (type genus Dorippe) of small deep-water oxystomatous crabs

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History and Etymology for Dorippidae

New Latin, from Dorippe, type genus (probably from Dorippa, a Latin & Greek feminine name) + -idae

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“Dorippidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dorippidae. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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