Latrididae

plural noun
La·​trid·​i·​dae | \ lə‧ˈtridəˌdē \

Definition of Latrididae

: a small family of marine percoid fishes of Australia and New Zealand known as trumpeters

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History and Etymology for Latrididae

New Latin, from Latrid-, Latris, type genus (irregular from Greek latris maidservant) + -idae; akin to Greek latron pay, hire

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“Latrididae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Latrididae. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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