plural noun

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

Word History


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

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“Latrididae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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