plural noun

: a large family of rotifers (order Monogononta) including many typical and common forms that usually have a nearly cylindrical body with a slender posterior foot ending in two toes

Word History


New Latin, from Notommata, type genus (from not- + Greek ommat-, omma eye) + -idae

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“Notommatidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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