-idae


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-idae

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

-idae

a suffix of the names of zoological families: Canidae.
[< New Latin, Latin < Greek -idai, pl. of -idēs offspring of; akin to -id1]