Amblyopsis

noun

Am·​bly·​op·​sis
: a genus (the type of the family Amblyopsidae) of small blanched sightless fishes related to the killifishes and including the blindfish of Mammoth Cave

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from ambly- + -opsis

First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Amblyopsis was in 1846

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“Amblyopsis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amblyopsis. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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