plural noun
Sil·​la·​gin·​i·​dae | \ ˌsiləˈjinəˌdē\

Definition of Sillaginidae

: a small family of elongate percoid fishes of the shallow waters of the tropical Indo-Pacific that though small are excellent food fishes

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History and Etymology for Sillaginidae

New Latin, from Sillagin-, Sillago, type genus + -idae

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