Go to 'thermo-' entry Go to 'dino-' entry Go to 'chondro-' entry Go to 'aero-' entry Go to '-logy' entry Go to 'thaumato-' entry Go to 'nano-' entry Go to '-sophy' entry Go to 'bucco-' entry Go to '-ism' entry Go to '-lysis' entry Go to 'galacto-' entry Go to '-anthropy' entry Go to 'pneumo-' entry Go to '-ploitation' entry Go to '-lithic' entry Go to '-sepalous' entry Go to 'onco-' entry Go to '-parous' entry Go to 'dermato-' entry Go to 'multi-' entry Go to 'dodeca-' entry Go to '-zoon' entry Go to 'vermi-' entry Go to 'crystallo-' entry Go to 'biblio-' entry Go to 'eco-' entry Go to 'juxta-' entry Go to 'facio-' entry
Affixes: the building blocks of English
Affixes: the building blocks of English

-inae

Animal subfamilies.

[Latin, the feminine plural of words in -inus.]

In systematic naming, an animal subfamily is a collection of genera within one family (whose name ends in -idae). Examples include Bovinae, which includes wild and domestic cattle and bison, a subfamily of the Bovidae; Falconinae, the true falcons, such as the peregrines; and Felinae, which includes the domestic cats and many wild cats, such as the ocelot, lynx, and puma.

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