Berycoidei

plural noun Ber·y·coi·dei \ˌber-ə-ˈkȯi-dē-ˌī\

Definition of Berycoidei

in some classifications

  1. :  a suborder or other division of Acanthopterygii comprising a number of marine fishes possessing an orbitosphenoid bone and other primitive features

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Origin and Etymology of berycoidei

borrowed from New Latin, from Beryc-, Beryx, genus of fishes + -oidei -oidei — more at Berycidae


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