Amblyopsis

noun
Am·​bly·​op·​sis

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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First Known Use of Amblyopsis

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amblyopsis

New Latin, from ambly- + -opsis

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“Amblyopsis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amblyopsis. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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