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-inae

Zoology
1.
a suffix of the names of subfamilies.
Origin
< New Latin, Latin, feminine plural of -inus; see -ine1
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-inae

suffix
1.
occurring in names of zoological subfamilies: Felinae
Word Origin
New Latin, from Latin, feminine plural of -īnus-ine1
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