plural noun Ba·lis·ti·dae \-təˌdē\

Definition of Balistidae

  1. :  a family of long-snouted small-eyed marine fishes having a deep compressed body and rough spinose scales, comprising the triggerfishes and sometimes the filefishes, and a few related forms consisting a suborder of Plectognathi

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Origin and Etymology of balistidae

New Latin, from Balistes, type genus + -idae

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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