Bodianus

noun Bo·di·a·nus \ˌbōdēˈānəs, -anəs\

Definition of Bodianus

  1. :  a genus of stout-bodied chiefly tropical percoid fishes (family Labridae) that is sometimes made the type of a separate family (Bodianidae)

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New Latin


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