Carapus

noun Car·a·pus \ˈkarəpəs\

Definition of Carapus

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Carapidae) of small slender fishes living as inquilines in the alimentary canal of large holothurians or between the valves of large bivalve mollusks — see pearlfish 1

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Origin and Etymology of carapus

New Latin, from Portuguese carapó


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