Abudefduf

noun Ab·u·def·duf \ ˌabüˈdef(ˌ)dəf \

Definition of Abudefduf

:a genus of small ovate short-headed marine teleost fishes commonly found about rocks and other submerged objects and usually included in the percoid family Pomacentridae but sometimes made the type of a separate family (Abudefdufidae)

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Origin and Etymology of abudefduf

borrowed from New Latin, borrowed from Arabic abūdafdūf


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