opalinid

adjective
opa·​linid | \ ¦ōpə¦līnə̇d, -lēn-, -lin- \

Definition of opalinid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the genus Opalina or the family Opalinidae

opalinid

noun
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plural -s

Definition of opalinid (Entry 2 of 2)

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History and Etymology for opalinid

Adjective

New Latin Opalinidae, family of protociliates, from Opalina, type genus + -idae

Noun

New Latin Opalinidae

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“Opalinid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/opalinid. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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