Definition of Amblyopsis
: a genus (the type of the family Amblyopsidae) of small blanched sightless fishes related to the killifishes and including the blindfish of Mammoth Cave
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Origin and Etymology of amblyopsis
New Latin, from ambly- + -opsis
First Known Use: 1846See Words from the same year
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