Strigeidae

plural noun
Stri·​ge·​i·​dae | \ strə̇ˈjēə, \

Definition of Strigeidae

: 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

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History and Etymology for Strigeidae

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

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“Strigeidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Strigeidae. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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