plural noun
Min·​y·​ad·​i·​dae | \ ˌminēˈadəˌdē \

Definition of Minyadidae

: a family of pelagic sea anemones of southern oceans

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History and Etymology for Minyadidae

New Latin, from Minyad-, Minyas, type genus (from Greek Minyas, legendary founder of the city Orchomenus in northwest Boeotia) + -idae

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“Minyadidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Minyadidae. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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