plural noun Stroph·o·men·i·dae \-ˈmenəˌdē\

Definition of Strophomenidae

  1. :  a family of Ordovician to Permian brachiopods that are usually isolated in a distinct superfamily or suborder of Telotremata but are sometimes placed in a separate order — see strophomena

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Origin and Etymology of strophomenidae

New Latin, from Strophomena, type genus + -idae

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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