plural noun
Sal·​pi·​dae | \ ˈsalpəˌdē \

Definition of Salpidae

: a small family of tunicates (class Thaliacea) of which Salpa is the chief and in some classifications the sole genus

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History and Etymology for Salpidae

New Latin, from Salpa, type genus + -idae

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“Salpidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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