Aplodinotus

noun

Ap·​lo·​di·​no·​tus
ˌa(ˌ)plōdə̇ˈnōtəs
: a genus of freshwater fishes (family Scaenidae) including the freshwater drum or sheepshead (A. grunniens) widely distributed in larger rivers and lakes of North America

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from hapl- + Greek dinōtos round

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“Aplodinotus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aplodinotus. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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