clupeid

noun

clu·​pe·​id ˈklü-pē-əd How to pronounce clupeid (audio)

Word History

Etymology

ultimately from Latin clupea, a small river fish

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of clupeid was in 1942

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Cite this Entry

“Clupeid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clupeid. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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