plural noun
Pil·​i·​dae | \ ˈpiləˌdē \

Definition of Pilidae

: a family of oviparous freshwater snails having the respiratory cavity modified to permit breathing in either air or water — see apple snail, pila

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History and Etymology for Pilidae

New Latin, from Pila, type genus + -idae

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“Pilidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pilidae. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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