plural noun
Sa·​lan·​gi·​dae | \ -jəˌdē \

Definition of Salangidae

: a family of small slender translucent salmonoid fishes of China and Japan — see icefish

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History and Etymology for Salangidae

New Latin, from Salang-, Salanx, type genus (from Greek, a kind of fish) + -idae

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“Salangidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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