Gerridae

1 of 2

plural noun (1)

Ger·​ri·​dae
ˈjerəˌdē
: a family of true bugs including the water striders

Gerridae

2 of 2

plural noun (2)

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

Word History

Etymology

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 14 Apr. 2024.

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