plural noun
Dus·​su·​mie·​ri·​idae | \ ˌdəsəmə̇ˈrīəˌdē \

Definition of Dussumieriidae

: a family of marine fishes (order Isospondyli) comprising the round herrings — see etrumeus

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History and Etymology for Dussumieriidae

New Latin, from Dussumieria, type genus (from the name Dussumier + New Latin -ia) + -idae

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“Dussumieriidae.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dussumieriidae. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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