plural noun
Ne·​mou·​ri·​dae | \ -rəˌdē \

Definition of Nemouridae

: a widely distributed family of stone flies (order Plecoptera) having small or vestigial cerci

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History and Etymology for Nemouridae

New Latin, from Nemoura, type genus (from nem- + Greek oura tail) + -idae

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“Nemouridae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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