plural noun
Pol·​yx·​en·​i·​dae | \ ˌpälə̇kˈsenəˌdē \

Definition of Polyxenidae

: a cosmopolitan family of small pselaphognathous millipedes having 10 body rings, 13 pairs of legs, and very small eyes

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History and Etymology for Polyxenidae

New Latin, from Polyxenus, type genus + -idae

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“Polyxenidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Polyxenidae. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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