plural noun Ce·to·mim·i·dae \-ˈmiməˌdē\

Definition of Cetomimidae

  1. :  a family of small feeble degenerate deep-sea fishes (order Iniomi) resembling whales in shape and in having smooth black skin

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Origin and Etymology of cetomimidae

New Latin, from Cetomimus, type genus (from cet- + -mimus) + -idae

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