caryophyllid

adjective
car·​y·​o·​phyl·​lid | \ -ˈfilə̇d \

Definition of caryophyllid

: of or relating to the family Caryophyllaeidae

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History and Etymology for caryophyllid

New Latin Caryophyllidae, family of worms, from Caryophyllus, type genus + -idae

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“Caryophyllid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caryophyllid. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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