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

Definition of Argyropelecus

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

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Origin and Etymology of argyropelecus

New Latin, from argyr- + Greek pelekys ax; from the shape — more at pelican

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