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Centriscus

noun Cen·tris·cus \sen‧ˈtriskəs\

Definition of Centriscus

  1. :  the type genus of Centriscidae

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Origin and Etymology of centriscus

New Latin, from Greek kentriskos, a fish


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Centriscus

Cen·tris·cus \"\

Definition of Centriscus

  1. taxonomic synonym of macrorhamphosus

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Origin and Etymology of centriscus

New Latin, from Greek kentriskos, a fish


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