Caulolatilus

noun
Cau·​lo·​lat·​i·​lus

Definition of Caulolatilus

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

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History and Etymology for Caulolatilus

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

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“Caulolatilus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Caulolatilus. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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