plural noun
Pe·​ne·​ides | \ -ˌdēz \

Definition of Peneides

: a tribe of decapod crustaceans (suborder Natantia) comprising shrimps and prawns in which the lateral plates of the second abdominal segment do not overlap those of the first segment

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History and Etymology for Peneides

New Latin, from Peneus + -ides

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“Peneides.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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