Agonostomus

noun

Ag·​o·​nos·​to·​mus
ˌa-gə-ˈnä-stə-məs
: a genus of tropical freshwater mullets of the East and West Indies and Mexico much used as food

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek agōnos without angle + New Latin -stomus

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Agonostomus was in 1885

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“Agonostomus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Agonostomus. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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