plural noun Ophi·di·idae \ˌäfəˈdīəˌdē, ˌōf-\

Definition of Ophidiidae

  1. :  a family of elongate compressed somewhat eel-shaped fishes comprising the cusk eels and with related forms constituting a suborder of Percomorphi

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Origin and Etymology of ophidiidae

New Latin, from Ophidion, type genus (from Latin ophidion, fish resembling the conger, from Greek, diminutive of ophis) + -idae

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