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clionidae

plural noun, capitalized cli·on·i·dae \ klīˈänəˌdē , -īˈōn- \

Definition of clionidae

: a family (order Hadromerina) of small sponges with monaxon spicules that bore in shells and soft limestone rocks — see cliona

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Origin and Etymology of clionidae

New Latin, from Cliona, type genus + -idae


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clionidae

plural noun, capitalized \ " \

Definition of clionidae

: a family of naked pteropod mollusks comprising forms intermediate in many characters between typical pteropods and nudibranchs

Origin and Etymology of clionidae

New Latin, from Clione, type genus + -idae


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