Polypteridae

plural noun Pol·yp·ter·i·dae \ˌpälə̇pˈterəˌdē\

Definition of Polypteridae

  1. :  a family of primitive African fishes (order Cladistia) containing the recent genus Polypterus and known from fossil remains since the Upper Eocene

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Origin and Etymology of polypteridae

New Latin, from Polypterus, type genus + -idae


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