orchestiid

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adjective

or·​ches·​ti·​id
: of or relating to the genus Orchestia or the family Orchestiidae

orchestiid

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noun

plural -s
: an orchestiid crustacean

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

New Latin Orchestiidae, family of crustaceans, from Orchestia, type genus + -idae

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“Orchestiid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/orchestiid. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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