Callorynchus

noun Cal·lo·ryn·chus \ ˌkaləˈriŋkəs \

Definition of Callorynchus

:a genus (coextensive with the family Callorynchidae) of chimaeralike fishes comprising the elephant fishes, found in south temperate seas, and having the snout elongated and provided with a pendent tactile organ

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Origin and Etymology of callorynchus

New Latin, from callo- + -rynchus (alteration of -rhynchus)


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