plural noun Lam·prid·i·dae \lamˈpridəˌdē\

Definition of Lamprididae

  1. :  a family of fishes (order Allotriognathi) comprising a single genus and including solely the opah

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Origin and Etymology of lamprididae

New Latin, from Lamprid-, Lampris, type genus (from Greek lampros bright) + -idae

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