Hydrophidae

plural noun
Hy·​droph·​i·​dae | \hīˈdräfəˌdē\

Definition of Hydrophidae 

: a family of aquatic snakes that comprises the sea snakes and was formerly considered to constitute a subfamily of the family Colubridae

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History and Etymology for Hydrophidae

New Latin, from Hydrophis, type genus + -idae

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