noun Cau·lo·lat·i·lus

Definition of Caulolatilus

  1. :  a genus of percoid fishes (family Branchiostegidae) including the ocean whitefish and other important food fishes — compare blanquillo

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Origin and Etymology of caulolatilus

New Latin, from caul- + latilus, from Latin latus broad

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