plural noun
Oo·​nop·​i·​dae | \ ˌōəˈnäpəˌdē \

Definition of Oonopidae

: a family of small hunting spiders (suborder Dipneumonomorphae) having six eyes or none and six spinnerets

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History and Etymology for Oonopidae

New Latin, from Oonops, type genus (irregular from Greek ōion egg + New Latin -ops) + -idae

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“Oonopidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oonopidae. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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