-idae

-idae

Zoology.
a suffix of the names of families: Canidae.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin, Latin < Greek -idai, plural of -idēs offspring of; akin to -id1

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-idae
 
suffix forming nouns
indicating names of zoological families: Felidae; Hominidae
 
[New Latin, from Latin, from Greek -idai, suffix indicating offspring]

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