Raninidae

plural noun
Ra·​nin·​i·​dae | \ rəˈninəˌdē \

Definition of Raninidae

: a family of atypical elongated crabs (tribe Brachyura) that have existed since at least Cretaceous time and comprise the frog crabs

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History and Etymology for Raninidae

New Latin, from Ranina, type genus + -idae

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“Raninidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Raninidae. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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