plural noun Esoc·i·dae \ə̇ˈsäsəˌdē, ēˈ-\

Definition of Esocidae

  1. :  a family of elongated voracious freshwater fishes (order Haplomi) coextensive with the genus Esox and comprising the pikes, pickerels, and muskellunges

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Origin and Etymology of esocidae

New Latin, from Esoc-, Esox, type genus + -idae

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