plural noun
Au·​los·​to·​mi | \ ȯˈlästəˌmī, ə-, -ˌmē \

Definition of Aulostomi

in some classifications
: an order comprising the cornetfishes, bellows fishes, and shrimpfishes all having a tubelike snout with small terminal mouth

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History and Etymology for Aulostomi

New Latin, from aul- + -stomi

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“Aulostomi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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