plural noun
Ser·​pu·​li·​dae | \ (ˌ)sərˈpyüləˌdē \

Definition of Serpulidae

: a large family of marine polychaete worms including various cosmopolitan genera — see serpula

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Other Words from Serpulidae

serpulidan \ -​dən \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Serpulidae

New Latin, from Serpula, type genus + -idae

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“Serpulidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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