Strigeidae

plural noun

Stri·​ge·​i·​dae
strə̇ˈjēə,
: 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

Etymology

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 28 Feb. 2024.

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