Alepisaurus

noun
Alep·​i·​sau·​rus | \ ¦ā-ˌle-pə-ˈsȯr-əs\

Definition of Alepisaurus

: a genus (order Iniomi) of large slender scaleless active and predaceous deep-sea fishes comprising the handsaw fishes

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First Known Use of Alepisaurus

1833, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Alepisaurus

New Latin, from Greek alepis without scales (from a- entry 2 a- + lepis scale) + New Latin -saurus

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