clupeid

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

Definition of clupeid

First Known Use of clupeid

1942, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for clupeid

ultimately from Latin clupea, a small river fish

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