noun daph·nid \ˈdafnə̇d\

Definition of daphnid



  1. :  any of numerous small active water fleas; especially :  any member of Daphnia or a related genus, many of which are used as feed for aquarium fishes

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Origin and Etymology of daphnid

New Latin Daphnidae, family of water fleas, from Daphnia, type genus + -idae

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