pinnotherid

adjective
pin·​no·​therid | \ -ther- \

Definition of pinnotherid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to the genus Pinnotheres or the family Pinnotheridae

pinnotherid

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of pinnotherid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a crab of the genus Pinnotheres or the family Pinnotheridae

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History and Etymology for pinnotherid

Adjective

New Latin Pinnotheridae

Noun

New Latin Pinnotheridae family of crabs, from Pinnotheres, type genus + -idae

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“Pinnotherid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pinnotherid. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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