plural noun
Na·​id·​i·​dae | \ nāˈidəˌdē \

Definition of Naididae

: a family of small aquatic oligochaete worms that commonly reproduce by vegetative transverse segmentation and form chains of worms in various stages of development

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History and Etymology for Naididae

New Latin, from Naid-, Nais, type genus + -idae

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“Naididae.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 27 January 2020.

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