plural noun
Pset·​tod·​i·​dae | \ seˈtädəˌdē \

Definition of Psettodidae

: a small family (coextensive with the genus Psettodes) of tropical flatfishes that are in several respects intermediate between the more specialized flatfishes and the typical bony fishes

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History and Etymology for Psettodidae

New Latin, from Psettodes, type genus (from Greek psētta flatfish + New Latin -odes) + -idae

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“Psettodidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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