plural noun

: a family of digenetic trematodes having the anterior end flattened or cuplike and the posterior end cylindrical and including various parasites of mammals and birds see alaria

Word History


New Latin, from Strigea, type genus (probably from striga bristle) + -idae

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“Strigeidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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