Argyropelecus

noun
Ar·​gy·​ro·​pel·​e·​cus | \ ˌärjə(ˌ)rōˈpeləkəs \

Definition of Argyropelecus

: a genus of small deep-sea fishes (order Stomiatoidea) having short deep bodies with a silvery sheen and luminous spots

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History and Etymology for Argyropelecus

New Latin, from argyr- + Greek pelekys ax; from the shape

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“Argyropelecus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Argyropelecus. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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