Palinuridae

plural noun

Pal·​i·​nu·​ri·​dae
: a family of decapod crustaceans (tribe Palinura) comprising the spiny lobsters see palinurus compare panulirus

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Palinurus, type genus + -idae

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“Palinuridae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Palinuridae. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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