Chaetodipterus

noun
Chae·​to·​dip·​ter·​us | \ -ˈdiptərəs\

Definition of Chaetodipterus

: a genus of spadefishes (family Ephippidae) found in warm seas along both coasts of America and distinguished by protractile premaxillaries and dorsal spines of unequal length

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History and Etymology for Chaetodipterus

New Latin, from chaet- + Greek dipteros two-winged

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