plural noun Mae·ni·dae \ˈmēnəˌdē\

Definition of Maenidae

  1. :  a small family of slender percoid marine fishes including the picarels

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Origin and Etymology of maenidae

New Latin, from Maena, type genus (from Latin, a kind of small sea fish, from Greek mainē) + -idae

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to cast off or become cast off

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