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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Origin and Etymology of chaetodipterus

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


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