Regalecidae

plural noun
Reg·​a·​lec·​i·​dae | \ ˌregəˈlesəˌdē \

Definition of Regalecidae

: a family of large marine fishes (order Allotriognathi) constituted by the oarfishes

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History and Etymology for Regalecidae

New Latin, from Regalecus, type genus + -idae

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“Regalecidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Regalecidae. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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