Gerridae

plural noun (1)
Ger·​ri·​dae | \ ˈjerəˌdē \

Definition of Gerridae

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a family of true bugs including the water striders

Gerridae

plural noun (2)
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Definition of Gerridae (Entry 2 of 2)

: a family of chiefly tropical marine percoid fishes comprising various locally important food fishes — see gerres , mojarra

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History and Etymology for Gerridae

Plural noun (1)

New Latin, from Gerris, type genus + -idae

Plural noun (2)

New Latin, from Gerres, type genus + -idae

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“Gerridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gerridae. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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