adjective \ˈte-ˌnid, ˈtē-\

Definition of CTENOID

:  having the margin toothed <ctenoid scale>; also :  having or consisting of ctenoid scales <ctenoid fishes>

Origin of CTENOID

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek ktenoeidēs, from kten-, kteis comb — more at pectinate
First Known Use: 1872

Other Mammals Terms

dormouse, dugong, gibbon, grimalkin, sable, stoat, ungulate, vole


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