plural noun Au·lo·stom·i·dae \ˌȯləˈstäməˌdē\

Definition of Aulostomidae

  1. :  a family (order Solenichthyes or Aulostomi) of elongated compressed small-scaled fishes of warm seas having a group of separate dorsal spines and a single barbel under the chin — see aulostomus

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Origin and Etymology of aulostomidae

New Latin Aulostomus, type genus + -idae

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