Apogon

noun Apo·gon \əˈpōˌgän, āˈ-\

Definition of Apogon

  1. :  a genus of large-headed marine percoid fishes having the body oblong and compressed and comprising the cardinal fishes — see apogonidae

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Origin and Etymology of apogon

New Latin, from Middle Greek apōgōn beardless, from Greek a- 2a- + pōgōn beard


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