Acipenser

noun
Ac·​i·​pen·​ser | \¦a-sə-¦pen(t)-sər\

Definition of Acipenser 

: a genus (the type of the family Acipenseridae) of ganoid fishes that includes most sturgeons

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Other Words from Acipenser

acipenserid \¦a-​sə-​¦pen(t)-​sə-​rəd \ noun or adjective
acipenserine \¦a-​sə-​¦pen(t)-​sə-​ˌrīn \ adjective

First Known Use of Acipenser

1614, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Acipenser

New Latin, from Latin, a fish (probably sturgeon)

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