Holothuriidae

plural noun
Hol·​o·​thu·​ri·​idae | \ -ˈrīəˌdē \

Definition of Holothuriidae

: a large cosmopolitan family (order Aspidochirota) of holothurians that includes all those of economic importance — see holothuria

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History and Etymology for Holothuriidae

New Latin, from Holothuria, type genus + -idae

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“Holothuriidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Holothuriidae. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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