Brotulidae

plural noun Bro·tu·li·dae \brōˈtüləˌdē, -ō‧ˈtyü-\

Definition of Brotulidae

  1. :  a family of chiefly deep-sea ophidioid fishes superficially resembling the cods but more nearly related to the blennies

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Origin and Etymology of brotulidae

New Latin, from Brotula, type genus (perhaps from American Spanish brótula brotulid fish) + -idae


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