Definition of Nectridia
: an order of Lepospondyli comprising extinct amphibians of the Pennsylvanian and Lower Permian characterized by markedly aquatic forms with the limbs weak or reduced and the body elongated like that of an eel or broadly flattened like that of a skate
nectridianadjective or noun
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Origin and Etymology of nectridia
New Latin, from Greek nēktrid-, nēktris female swimmer + New Latin -ia
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