Ephippidae

plural noun
Ephip·​pi·​dae | \ ə̇ˈfipəˌdē, eˈf- \

Definition of Ephippidae

: a family of chiefly tropical percoid fishes comprising the spadefishes

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History and Etymology for Ephippidae

New Latin, from Ephippus, type genus (from Greek ephippos on horseback, riding, from epi- + hippos horse) + -idae

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“Ephippidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ephippidae. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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